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Manual Offers Advice on Survivor Care

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/up_front/article/manual_offers_advice_on_survivor_care_20040416

At many nursing homes and other senior residences, a visit from some friendly canines during "pet therapy" is a welcome source of comfort and cheer. But while the furry companions bring smiles and laughter to the majority of residents, they can be a source of terror to aging Holocaust survivors who suffer from post-traumatic stress or Alzheimer's disease.

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