Alzheimer's Blog: Yoga Can Help Caregivers Find Inner Calm

Alzheimer's Blog: Yoga Can Help Caregivers Find Inner Calm

As a caregiver educator, yoga student and teacher, I was intrigued by a UCLA research study last month. It concluded that a simple, low-cost yoga program can enhance coping and quality of life for caregivers. Many of you are family caregivers who are setting aside (if not giving up) your life to care for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. As a result, your health and well-being are at risk. Caregivers are more than twice as likely as non-caregivers to say the greatest difficulty of caregiving is that it creates or exacerbates their own health problems, according...

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