Posts Tagged ‘yoga’

YogaHelpsReduceStressOfAlzheimer'sCaregivers

Yoga Reduces Stress Levels for Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Patients

Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels of people who care for those stricken by Alzheimer’s and dementia. Now they know why. As previously reported, practicing a certain form of chanting yogic meditation […]

MeditationHelpsReduceLonelinessInElderlyAdults

Meditation Helps Reduce Loneliness In Elderly Adults

Many elderly people spend their last years alone. Spouses pass and children scatter. But being lonely is much more than a silent house and a lack of companionship. Over time, loneliness not only takes a toll on the psyche but can have a serious physical impact as well. Feeling lonely has been linked to an […]

YogaReducesStressForAlzheimer'sDiseasePatients

Yoga Reduces Stress In Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers

Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels of people who care for those stricken by Alzheimer’s and dementia. Now they know why. As previously reported, practicing a certain form of chanting yogic meditation […]

Conference about dementia for African Americans

Aging and Memory in the African American Community Conference

The Aging and Memory in the African American Community Conference, scheduled for June 2nd, 2012, is the signature educational event organized by the PreSERVE Coalition designed to initiate healthy change for individuals and community. The PreSERVE Coalition is a group of individuals from healthcare, service organizations and the community, collaborating on initiatives that support the […]

Yoga Program Enhances Alzheimer's Caregivers

Yoga Program Enhances Life For Caregivers & Alzheimer’s Patients

For every individual who’s a victim of Alzheimer’s – some 5.4 million persons in the United States alone – there’s a related victim: the caregiver. Spouse, son, daughter, other relative or friend, the loneliness, exhaustion, fear and most of all stress and depression takes a toll While care for the caregivers is difficult to find, […]