Patients Respond To Aquariums

I have a 100 gallon saltwater aquarium that I have professionally cleaned once a month.  Last week while the guys were here, I had an interesting discussion with them regarding aquariums in assisted living communities.  I have noticed that the many of the nicer communities all have salt water aquariums and my guys maintain many of them.  They told me that they have done some research on the subject and learned that it is believed that aquariums are a benefit to those suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias.  Based on this discussion, I did some research of my own and found this interesting article…  ~ Becky

Patients Respond To Aquariums
by Nancy E. Edwards and Alan M. Beck

 

 

 

2 responses to “Patients Respond To Aquariums

  1. I don’t often post a comment but as a keen aquarist this blog post is most informative, thank you.

  2. Hiya, I am really glad I have found this information. Nowadays bloggers publish just about gossips and web and this is really annoying. A good blog with interesting content, that is what I need. Thanks for keeping this website, I’ll be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Can not find it. bkceeabadgdg

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