'Mindfulness' is a popular catchword these days. Despite the hype, research clearly indicates that 'mindfulness' meditation practice has a positive impact on wellbeing.
In nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, loneliness, depression, and anxiety are considerable risk factors for residents. Mindfulness may help elders to find peace within themselves.
Research indicates that mindfulness for the elderly is an encouraging intervention that is well worth introducing. It is suitable for high functioning clients.
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