Sep 26, 2016 by Matt Clinnard
If you have noticed that your senior loved one has been having trouble relaxing or sleeping recently, you may want to speak with them about practicing meditation with help from health care agencies.
At Comfort Keepers, we are always looking for innovative ways to help your loved ones improve their lives and gain self-confidence. Learning to meditate and organize one's thoughts could help your loved one deal with a number of issues they are currently facing.
Recent research has shown what many people have known for centuries - meditation can help relieve stress and promote good health. Good home health agencies welcome such research and look to incorporate it into its own program.
However, we have unfortunately found that many seniors are hesitant to try meditation. Often this is because, in their youth, meditation was closely associated with an alternative lifestyle that they may not have been a part of. If your loved one has this issue, you may want to try explaining to them the origins of meditation and talking to them about the many benefits it could provide them with. Doing your research is crucial here and so is being supportive and listening to their side, particularly if they are under a lot of stress and sleeping very little at the moment.
Of course, home health agencies know that meditation is not for everyone and people need to be eased into it.
At Comfort Keepers home health agencies, we have always seen it as our task to help your loved one stay happy and healthy however it is that they may want to do that. We believe seniors should be in charge of their own caregiving, as this helps them maintain a sense of independence.
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