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Meditation reduces stress for family caregivers-4239

Meditation reduces stress for family caregivers

A group of 78 caregivers of a parent with dementia, ranging in age from 32-82 years old, was randomly assigned to participate in an eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention (meditation, yoga) or an education and support group.

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More religious attendance; fewer functional limitations-3422

More religious attendance; fewer functional limitations

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Purpose in life may delay cognitive decline-3209

Purpose in life may delay cognitive decline

New insights into the risk factors and progress of dementia are continually emerging as researchers examine data collected in the Rush Memory and Aging Project. Participants in the Project agree to autopsy after death so that researchers can study changes in their brains.

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Social interactions accompany participation in religious or spiritual groups-2893

Social interactions accompany participation in religious or spiritual groups

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People who meditate lower health care costs-2771

People who meditate lower health care costs

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Religion eases pain and depression-2507

Religion eases pain and depression

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