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Doll & Pet Therapy for Dementia

Alzheimer's doll and pet therapy is a known resource in helping those with Dementia. Using a Robotic Pet or a Baby Doll can be a very effective way for a person with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia to decrease stress and agitation. A caregiver can use doll therapy for dementia patients as a way to put responsibility, caring and structure back into the lives of those afflicted with Alzheimer's. Working with a realistic doll or pet has to be introduced to those with Alzheimer's very carefully. A doll, dog or cat can be seen as a welcoming gift that reminds them of their youth or the recipient can fear the therapy doll as an unwanted responsibility.

From experience, introducing doll therapy in a controlled atmosphere by allowing the patient to take responsibility rather than giving them the doll to play with, can bring structure to their lives. The dolls and pets can help a person who is not verbalizing to initiate speech again. It is part of the basic thought process to speak, hum or sing to a baby in your arms or a pet on your lap. The therapy dolls can have its clothes washed, folded and put away and then dressed the next day while the pups and kittens need to be pet, brushed and looked after.

A baby doll and animated pet can…

  • Calm someone who is upset
  • Provide endless hours of hugs and smiles
  • Lull a person to sleep
  • Create a distraction from a dangerous, harmful or upsetting event
  • Serve as an attention-getter
  • Provide a tool for social interaction
  • Regenerate warm, nurturing feelings of once again caring for a child or pet
  • Make it possible for someone, totally dependent upon others, to care for ‘someone or something’ else
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Alzheimer's Pet Therapy Robotic Dog or Cat joy for all ageless innovations dementia Playmate Pets | Animated Robotic Therapy Dogs & Cats

Choose a favorite dog or cat!

Price: $124.99

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furry fiddle twiddle hand muffs for alzheimers and dementia pet therapy Fur Fiddle Activity Hand Muff

Soft, Furry and Fun - Keeps hands busy!

Price: $45.95

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Joy For All Ageless Birds Cardinal Bluebird Alzheimer's Dementia walker squawker robotic pet Walker Squawker Robotic Birds that Sing

Animotronic birds that sing & chirp!

Price: $64.99

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twiddles-activity-muffs Twiddle Activity Muff

One of our most soothing activities for those w/ dementia!

Price: $49.95

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MetaCat Robotic Cat Kitten for Alzheimer's Dementia PTSD Moves and Purrs MetaCat | Interactive & Robotic Pet for Seniors

Purrs and moves - perfect to cuddle with!

Price: $189.00

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alzheimer's pet therapy Playmate Pets - Golden Pup

Fantastic companions - makes a great gift!

Price: $139.99
alzheimer's pet therapy Playmate Pets - Tabby Cat

Fantastic companions - makes a great gift!

Price: $124.99
Perfect Petzzz therapy pets golden chocolate black retriever Perfect Petzzz Lab Retrievers

Lifelike pets that actually breathe - Choose Golden, Black or Chocolate!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets cavalier king charles Perfect Petzzz Cavalier King Charles

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets yorkie Perfect Petzzz Yorkie

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets orange tabby Perfect Petzzz Orange Tabby

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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alzheimer's pet therapy Playmate Pets - Freckled Pup

Fantastic companions - makes a great gift!

Price: $139.99
Perfect Petzzz therapy pets black white kitten cat Perfect Petzzz Black & White Cat

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets Alaskan Husky puppy dog Perfect Petzzz Husky Pup

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets black white kitten cat calico Perfect Petzzz Calico Cat

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets pug puppy dog for Alzheimer's and Dementia Perfect Petzzz Pug

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets black white cocker spaniel puppy dog Perfect Petzzz Cocker Spaniel

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Perfect Petzzz therapy pets Shih Tzu Puppy Dog Perfect Petzzz Shih Tzu Pup

Lifelike pets that actually breathe!

Price: $39.99

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Alzheimer's Pet Therapy Robotic Dog or Cat Playmate Pets - Silver Cat

Fantastic companions - makes a great gift!

Price: $124.99
dolls for dementia and alzheimers music therapy calming sensory companion for seniors and elderly HUG Sensory Doll by Laugh

Designed for comforting your loved-one!

Price: $189.95

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baby doll therapy for alzheimers and dementia patients kayla ashton drake Madame Alexander Newborn Comfort Therapy Dolls

Available in several styles perfect for your loved-one!

Price: $119.95

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Doll Therapy and gifts for grandchildren to give to their grandparents with dementia and Alzheimers A Doll for Grandma Children's Book

A great companion book to give with a therapy doll!

Price: $16.99

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baby-doll-therapy "Someone to Love" Baby Doll Priscilla

Baby Priscilla is the sweetest little girl ever!

Price: $119.99

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baby-doll-therapy "Someone to Love" Baby Doll Petey

Meet adorable Baby Petey!

Price: $119.99

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alzheimer's pet therapy Playmate Pets - Tuxedo Cat

Fantastic companions - makes a great gift!

Price: $124.99
baby-doll-therapy-kayla-ashton-drake Kayla Comfort Therapy Doll

Designed for those w/ Alzheimer's!

Price: $129.99

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Nothing eases distress and agitation as quickly or effectively as a friend. Our pets and Alzheimer’s dolls are more than just toys, they are a source of comfort and security when your loved one needs it most. Having a small, familiar face to cradle and care for creates an engaging environment that encourages Alzheimer’s patients to interact and encourages healthy emotional responses. These therapies are more than just a distraction; they provide an outlet for someone to step out of their world of being totally dependent on others and to feel like they have something that depends on them. Memory loss therapy is never an easy process, but it can be made easier with the appropriate tools and tactics. Doll and pet therapy allows patients to be a participant in their own healthcare, rather than just a subject.

If you would like to order one of our dolls or pets by phone, or if you have a story of your own that you would like to share, give us a call at 1-800-752-3238.