Space Coast Therapy Dogs
Since 1992, the mission of Space Coast Therapy Dogs has been to lift spirits, remove anxiety, provide companionship, and eliminate loneliness and despair with incredible volunteers and their companion dogs. We are a local organization based in Brevard County Florida comprised of certified...
Animal Assisted Therapy: An Effective Solution for Symptoms of Dementia in Institutionalized Elderly Patients
| Contributor(s):: Peter Ashley, Jennifer Eriksson, Ashley Jeon
Background: Dementia is a term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a severe decline in core mental abilities that are not part of the normal ageing process. Memory, communication and language, attention, reasoning and judgement, and visual perception may be significantly...
[Loneliness in nursing homes-Experience and measures for amelioration : A literature review]
| Contributor(s):: Plattner, L., Brandstötter, C., Paal, P.
Animals and RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCES
| Contributor(s):: Erasmo de Oliveira
Animals and RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCESEthnic, gender, regional prejudice. The Human Being is a master at creating obstacles and seeing something wrong in everything that disagrees with his personal opinion or with his own appearance, origin and creed.Human society needs to create...
Reduciendo la soledad: terapia asistida con animales para adultos mayores de una residencia geriátrica
| Contributor(s):: Mariana De la Puente Cunliffe
Los sentimientos de soledad son un problema común en adultos mayores que viven en residencias geriátricas y diversos estudios han encontrado los efectos negativos que generan en su salud. También, se ha encontrado que la Terapia Asistida con Animales (TAA) puede reducir...
Djur i vården av äldre personer på särskilt boende - En systematisk litteraturöversikt
| Contributor(s):: Johanna Reneland
Syfte: Syftet med studien var att undersöka vilken effekt sällskapsdjur har på äldre personers upplevelse av hälsa och livskvalitet i särskilt boende Metod: En systematisk litteraturöversikt av 11 artiklar med induktiva eller deduktiva ansatser....
Alliance of Therapy Dogs
Alliance of Therapy Dogs is a national organization with its corporate office located in Cheyenne, WY. ATD was incorporated in the year 1990. Currently we have 12,000+ handler/dog teams in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. It is a goal of ATD to provide registration,...
Grow Old Along with Me: The Meaning of Dogs in Seniors' Lives
| Contributor(s):: Ardra Linette Cole
AbstractThis is a phenomenological study intended to more fully understand the meaning and significance older adults attach to their relationship with their dogs. What do those relationships look like? How do they help to define seniors’ lives? What is it about those relationships that...
Paws and Think, Inc.
Paws and Think, Inc. was founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) organization to bring the benefits off the human-animal bond to both people and dogs. Our Mission is Improving lives through the power of the human-dog connection. We do this through our Youth-Canine programs, helping at-risk or...
"Calm . . . Satisfied . . . Comforting": The Experience and Meaning of Rabbit-Assisted Activities for Older Adults
| Contributor(s):: Natalie Pitheckoff, Sara J. McLaughlin, Kate de Medeiros
The Therapeutic Effects of Aquariums and Fishkeeping (HABRI Central Bibliography)
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| Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South (compiler), Jane Kinkus Yatcilla (compiler)
Pet Encounters—Tiergestützte Intervention für hilfebedürftige ältere Menschen
| Contributor(s):: A. Beckmann, S. Wesenberg
Animal-assisted therapy—Novi trend u liječenju osoba s psihičkim i intelektualnim smetnjama
| Contributor(s):: N. Prosinečki
Risk Factors of Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Logistic Regression Tree Analysis
| Contributor(s):: T Yamashita, D Noe, A Bailer
How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment
| Contributor(s):: Carol Davis
A Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Long-Term Care Facilities
| Contributor(s):: Jenna Ebener, Hunhui Oh
Past research fails to make connections comparing appropriate settings for the benefits of different species of therapy and resident animals in long-term care facilities specifically for the elderly. Two types of animal-assisted interactions (therapy and resident) and four animal species (birds,...
Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing
We bring our gentle and friendly miniature donkeys to your community group, voluntary organisation, dementia group or special needs group. Basically, we visit anywhere where a mood boosting donkey visit would help people with their wellbeing. If you want our donkeys to come to a Wedding,...
To develop, promote and offer pet therapy programs and services that use dogs to help improve the health and quality of life of people of all ages and conditions.
Inland Empire Therapy Dogs
Inland Empire Therapy Dogs, Inc. is devoted to bringing the benefits of interacting with well-trained, friendly dogs to people in healthcare, education and community settings in the Inland Empire. Our services are covered by liability insurance and are always provided free of charge.
Furry Angels of Freehold
The "FURRY ANGELS" is a local chapter of BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL THERAPY DOGS that visit facilities in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex and Burlington County. We provide "Read to a Dog" programs at schools and libraries, and we provide comfort to patients in hospitals,...