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Dad with Alzheimer’s Regains Speech in Dog’s Presence

Posted on: April 30, 2014 - No Comments

The family of a man with Alzheimer's was stunned when he briefly regained his speech while sitting with the family dog. Their beautiful moment together was captured on video. Lisa Abeyta says her father, Charles Sasser, was diagnosed with the disease about five years ago, but he has started to lose his speech in the Read More

Dogs Bring Hope to Alzheimer’s Patients

Posted on: March 18, 2014 - No Comments

All dog lovers know that a dog's presence can be calming and stress-relieving, but research is showing that pets can have a profound effect on people suffering from dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease. These days, many assisted living facilities adopt a dog or other animal as a resident pet. The residents are able to interact with Read More