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  1. Animal Therapy for Elderly with Memory Disorders : A Literature Review

    Contributor(s):: Jessica Powell

    Memory loss is not a natural and normal part of ageing, but rather a symptom of a disease process. Most individuals with memory loss experience emotional distress or behavioral problems. There is an enormous amount of pressure on caregivers to manage individuals with memory loss without resorting...

  2. Eden Alternative: The Texas Project

    Contributor(s):: Sandy Ransom

    Loneliness, helplessness, and boredom dominate the lives of many nursing home residents. Even though many regulations and programs are in place that are intended to assure quality of care, the confines of the nursing home environment and the widespread entrenchment of the "medical...

  3. Impact of the Eden Alternativeā„¢ on Texas Nursing Homes Residents' Quality of Life: A Psychosocial Perspective

    Contributor(s):: Rich Wylie

    What effect does the Eden Alternative™ have on the quality of life of nursing home residents? Recent studies on this innovative approach to changing nursing home culture have yielded promising results using medical and administrative indicators. However, these studies...

  4. Implementing a Therapy Dog Program in a Long-Term Geriatric Care Facility: A Seminar for Health Administrators

    Contributor(s):: Jaime Lee Hollingsworth

    This thesis outlines the many benefits of animal-assisted therapy and discusses the necessary process for the successful planning and implementation of a therapy dog program in a long-term geriatric care facility. An ever-increasing amount of research proves the physiological,...

  5. Newsletter of The American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 17

    Full-text: Available

    Contents: Message from the President, pg 1Sharing the Banfield Vision, pg 1The Veterinarian's Responsibility in Family Violence, pg 4Is There a HAB When There is an Emergency, pg 5Veterinary Students and the Human-Animal Bond, pg 6Pawsitively Fit for Life, pg 7Canine and Feline Geriatric...

  6. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

  7. Pet ownership may be a factor in improved health of the elderly

    Contributor(s):: Dembicki, D., Anderson, J.

  8. Companion animals and older people

  9. [The philosophy of Zootherapy Quebec]

    Contributor(s):: Brousseau, C., Lefebvre, L.

  10. Care of the elderly: medicinal Brandy

    Contributor(s):: Williams, K.

  11. Death in the family: helping with pet bereavement

    Contributor(s):: O'Donovan, S.

  12. Older people's relationships with companion animals: a pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Prosser, L., Townsend, M., Staiger, P.

  13. Pet therapy--our working cats

    Contributor(s):: Hennah, B. M.

  14. Therapy for the elderly. She's the cat's whiskers

    Contributor(s):: Baxter, E.

  15. [Horn GKPS youth project: pets in geriatric nursing]

    Contributor(s):: Gumpinger, M., Ankerl, M., Maringer, B.

  16. A medical homily: old dogs do teach new tricks

    Contributor(s):: Crawshaw, R.

  17. Purrfect friends

    Contributor(s):: Hug, D.

  18. The healing power of dogs: Cocoa's story

    Contributor(s):: Cangelosi, P. R., Embrey, C. N.

  19. [Fighting solitude in the elderly with pet therapy]

    Contributor(s):: Rochette, N.

  20. A piece of my mind. The last of August

    Contributor(s):: Fisher, L. A.