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  1. Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in persons with dementia.

    Contributor(s):: Soprano, CA, Kolanowski, AM, Chinchilli, VM, Colling, K, Lago, D, Penrod, J

  2. Effect of animal-assisted therapy on engagement of rural nursing home residents

    Contributor(s):: Martindale, BP

  3. Animals Connecting People to People: Insights into Animal-Assisted Therapy and Animal-Assisted Activities

    Contributor(s):: Schaffer, Caroline B.

  4. Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2

    Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian

  5. Autonomy for nursing home residents

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Steven Ross

  6. The Psychosocial Effects of a Companion Robot: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Contributor(s):: Robinson, H., MacDonald, B., Kerse, N., Broadbent, E.

  7. Animal-Assisted Activities Boost Older Adults' Esteem

  8. The impact of past and present preferences on stimulus engagement in nursing home residents with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska, Marx, Marcia S., Thein, Khin, Dakheel-Ali, Maha

    Objectives: We examined engagement with stimuli in 193 nursing home residents with dementia. We hypothesized that activities and stimuli based on a person's past and current preferences would result in more engagement than other activities/stimuli. Method: The expanded version of the...

  9. The use and implications of a canine companion in a therapeutic day program for nursing home residents with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Katsinas, René P.

    Reports the use and implications of a Canine Companion within a rehabilitation model program for nursing home residents with dementia. Projected results included elimination of some restraints for wanderers, social interaction between the animal and individuals, between group members about the...

  10. Furever As Friends Inc.

    FURever As Friends is devoted to facilitating compassionate interactive visits between loving certified therapy pets and individuals of all ages in order to foster healing and valuable life affirming moments that enhance the quality of life and promote SMILEs.

  11. MO-KAN Pet Partners

    Mo-Kan Pet Partners is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of Pet Partners (formerly Delta Society), an international organization designed to provide resources for teams working in animal–assisted activities and animal assisted therapy as well as service dog trainers. We are made up...

  12. Healing Heart Therapy Dogs

    Hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centers are sometimes frightening and lonely places for patients and residents. Healing Heart Therapy Dogs recognizes that interactions with specially trained animals help to transform a life of discouragement, fear, and sadness into one of happiness,...

  13. Canine Friends Pet Therapy

    Canine Friends Pet Therapy is a New Zealand-wide network of people who share their friendly well behaved dogs with other people patients in hospitals and residents in rest homes and hospices.Pet therapy usually helps people in care who may be feeling isolated with a furry head laid on a knee, the...

  14. PAWS of CNY

    PAWS of CNY, Inc. (formerly Sunshine Friends, Inc.) is a non-profit organization located in Central New York that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people and animals through mutually beneficial interaction. Over 200 volunteers across Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison and Cayuga Counties...

  15. Patchogue Rotary Animal Assisted Therapy (PRAAT)

    Patchogue Rotary Animal Assisted Therapy (PRAAT) incorporates programs that provide the joy and companionship of pets and animals to children in libraries, to those who are ill, mentally or physically handicapped, or otherwise disadvantaged.

  16. Pet and patient: Enhancing nursing home life

    | Contributor(s):: Vaughan, Brenda Karen

  17. The effects of a resident companion animal on the morale, mental status and functional health of institutionalized older persons

    | Contributor(s):: Small, Norma Ruth

  18. Understanding the attachment relationship between nursing home residents and resident companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Mogul, Marjorie

  19. Pet-facilitated therapy: a study of the use of animals in a nursing home

    | Contributor(s):: DeVault, Vicki Lynne

  20. Building human habitats [Part 2]: Dogs, Cats, Birds, Other Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Thomas, William H.