Effects of Dog-Assisted Therapies on Cognitive Mnemonic Capabilities in People Affected by Alzheimer's Disease
Contributor(s):: Quintavalla, F., Cao, S., Spinelli, D., Caffarra, P., Rossi, F. M., Basini, G., Sabbioni, A.
Revisión de la literatura sobre los beneficios e inconvenientes de la terapia con animales en personas mayores
| Contributor(s):: Laura Guillén Javaloyes
Introducción: desde hace décadas, los animales han sido objeto de estudio multidisciplinar para los humanos por los efectos positivos que generan a las personas. El aumento de la esperanza de vida y de los cuidados necesarios en la última etapa del ciclo vital, nos hizo...
An Exploration of Equine-Assisted Therapy to Improve Balance, Functional Capacity, and Cognition in Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease
| Contributor(s):: Borges de Araujo, T., Martins, W. R., Freitas, M. P., Camargos, E., Mota, J., Safons, M. P.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Alzheimer disease (AD) is a chronic, progressive dementia syndrome that features cognitive and behavioral symptoms, as well as physical and functional limitations that develop over the course of the disease. As an activity that involves physical and cognitive aspects,...
Effectiveness of the dog therapy for patients with dementia - a systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Klimova, B., Toman, J., Kuca, K.
BACKGROUND: Dementia represents a mental and economic burden for both patients and their caregivers. Therefore, the aim of this study is to explore the effectiveness of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with special focus on canis therapy among people with dementia, specifically Alzheimer's...
Stepping out of the shadows of Alzheimer's disease: a phenomenological hermeneutic study of older people with Alzheimer's disease caring for a therapy dog
| Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Ebbeskog, B., Lundh Hagelin, C., Fagerberg, I.
A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Rose
The objective of this thesis was to map the current state of knowledge of animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and to derive implications for occupational therapy in addressing dementia-specific quality of life (QoL). This study...
"Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog
| Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna
The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the medical field to treat these conditions medically, but there are also studies behind a new form of...
Equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia
| Contributor(s):: Dabelko-Schoeny, H., Phillips, G., Darrough, E., Deanna, S., Jarden, M., Johnson, D., Lorch, G.
The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of using guided interactions with horses as a nonpharmaceutical intervention to improve the physiological and behavioral states of persons with dementia. A convenience sample of persons with dementia was...
'Sea-ing' results: an aquarium can help boost Alzheimer's patients' appetites
| Contributor(s):: Lakdawalla, Pervin
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.
Comparison of the effects of toys versus live animals on the communication of patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type
| Contributor(s):: Greer, Kari L., Pustay, Karen A., Zaun, Tracey C., Coppens, Patrick
Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy
| Contributor(s):: Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
| Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen
Little Magic work wonders
| Contributor(s):: Maher, Lisa
Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia
| Contributor(s):: Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra
Nursing unit designed for Alzheimer's disease patients at Newton Presbyterian Manor
| Contributor(s):: Kromm, David, Kromm, Young-Hie Nahm
Patients respond to aquariums
| Contributor(s):: Edwards, Nancy E., Beck, Alan M.
Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease
| Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.
Specialized services for demented residents in Washington state nursing homes: report of a survey
| Contributor(s):: Mayers, Kathleen, Block, Christina