"She shares with us her gold - the conception, trial and error implementation, and initial scientific investigation of a new, educationally-oriented treatment approach that she has named mindfulness-based elder care (MBEC). -from the Foreword by Saki Santorelli, EdD, MA , Associate Professor of Medicine, Society University of Massachusetts Medical School
Features of this groundbreaking volume include: Valuable tips for establishing programs in each population Detailed experiential exercises Case studies Clear instructions for elders and caregivers at all levels
This book conveys the benefits of mindfulness through meditation, gentle yoga, massage, aromatherapy, humor, and other creative therapies. The book is suitable for nursing home residents with physical and cognitive challenges, community-dwelling elders, direct-care staff, and non-professional caregivers. "