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Mindfulness-Based Elder Care: A CAM Model for Frail Elders by Lucia McBee LCSW MPH

By Lucia McBee LCSW MPH

"She stocks with us her gold - the perception, trial and mistake implementation, and preliminary clinical research of a brand new, educationally-oriented remedy process that she has named mindfulness-based elder care (MBEC)."-from the Foreword by way of Saki Santorelli, EdD, MA, Associate Professor of Medicine,Executive Director, heart for Mindfulness in drugs, healthiness Care, and SocietyUniversity of Massachusetts scientific School

Drawing on years of expertise as a geriatric social employee and mindfulness-based rigidity relief practitioner, the writer has taken Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-Based pressure aid application and tailored it to the actual wishes of elders, their households, caregivers. Mindfulness practices specialize in skills, instead of disabilities, as a way to supply paths to the internal strengths and assets that all of us own. McBee's Mindfulness-Based Elder Care conveys some great benefits of mindfulness via meditation, mild yoga, therapeutic massage, aromatherapy, humor, and different artistic remedies to this distinct inhabitants. She offers transparent, concise directions for her software, in addition to a wealth of anecdotal and experiential routines, to aid readers in any respect degrees of expertise. Hers is the 1st booklet to totally discover the worth of mindfulness versions for frail elders and their caregivers.

    Features of this groundbreaking quantity include:

  • invaluable counsel for developing courses to deal with every one population's particular wishes and regulations
  • Designed for brief sessions or 8-week courses
  • Detailed experiential workouts for the reader
  • Replete with case studies
  • transparent, easy-to-follow directions for elders and caregivers in any respect levels
  • This cutting edge ebook is appropriate to be used with various populations resembling nursing domestic citizens with actual and cognitive demanding situations, community-dwelling elders, direct-care employees, and non-professional caregivers.

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