• – mindbodygreen

    New Data Reveals 1 In 4 Young People Have Contemplated Suicide During COVID

    The striking mental health effects of COVID-19. When cases of COVID-19 began to spike, the number of people experiencing loneliness and isolation spiked, too—among other emotional, financial, and health-related anxieties. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows just how striking this mental health crisis is becoming.

  • – Consumer HealthDay

    Feeling Anxious? Yoga Can Help Soothe You

    Yoga may help people soothe frayed nerves during the coronavirus pandemic, but the ancient practice may also help those with more serious, chronic forms of anxiety, new research suggests.

  • – U.S. Caregivers Struggle With Coronavirus in More Ways Than One

    U.S. Caregivers Struggle With Coronavirus in More Ways Than One

    Even in normal times, life as a caregiver is tough. COVID-19 has made the personal, emotional, and economic costs difficult to bear.

  • – CNN

    Distress in seniors surges amid coronavirus pandemic

    American seniors are struggling with a growing sense of isolation, distress and depression amid the coronavirus pandemic. The guidance for the elderly to remain sheltered in place as society slowly reopens is a burden that's becoming hard to take.

  • – Next Avenue

    Can Caregiving Cause PTSD?

    What experts say and what role the pandemic is playing on mental health. As the Caregiving in the U.S. 2020 report from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving documented, being a family caregiver can be high stress. It can also, in some cases, bring on PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), an anxiety disorder caused by trauma. PTSD symptoms typically range from flashbacks and recurring dreams to insomnia and poor concentration.

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Coronavirus: More Than Ever, Dementia Caregivers Are Turning to iPads in Eldercare - Being Patient

In the pandemic, adult day care becomes virtual, assisted living communities and nursing homes use tablets and doctors see patients remotely.

– Being Patient

Coronavirus: Senior Living Communities Build Transparent Walls So Residents Can See Visitors - Being Patient

Coronavirus: Senior Living Communities across the South are using transparent walls to help families visit despite social distancing measures.

– Psychology Today

How Does Yoga Relieve Chronic Pain?

Yoga has the opposite effect on your brain as chronic pain.

– Harvard Health

Yoga for pain relief - Harvard Health

Yoga is a mind-body and exercise practice that combines breath control, meditation, and movements to stretch and strengthen muscles. What sets yoga apart from most other exercise programs is that it places as great an emphasis on mental fitness as on...

– VAntage Point

VA nurses empower Veterans with yoga and guided meditation - VAntage Point

Whole health programs at Roseburg VA are centered around what matters to you, not what is the matter with you. This nurse ensures the process is worth it.