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Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A CAM Model for Frail Elders and Their Caregivers

Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A CAM Model for Frail Elders and Their Caregivers (Paperback)

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This book introduces pain and stress reduction interventions (the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Model reframes life experience, teaches participants skills, and encourages regular practice of those skills) adapted for use with elders and their caregivers. The book provides step-by-step instruction for meditation, mindfulness, guided imagery, breathing exercises, gentle stretches and chair yoga, aromatherapy, and hand massage. In addition, the book focuses on the common ground connecting elders and those who care for them, using ancient practices and a holistic approach. It presents practical program ideas and tips designed for short classes or 8-week courses for professional caregivers and can be used with a variety of populations such as nursing home residents with physical and cognitive challenges, community-dwelling elders, direct-care staff, and non-professional caregivers.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesCare of the elderly Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc Publication Date: 01/03/2008 ISBN-13: 9780826115119  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Lucia McBee, LCSW, MPH, is a geriatric social worker who has worked with elders and their caregivers for 27 years. For the past 13 years she has integrated mindfulness and other complementary therapies into her practice with frail elders in the nursing home and those who are homebound; elders with cognitive and physical challenges; patients at the end of life; and their formal and informal caregivers. Her work has been published in peer reviewed journals and presented at national and international conferences.

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