|Published online: February 25, 2016||$US5.00|
The multifactorial process of caring for aging adults may decrease the health and well-being of informal caregivers. Structured physical activity may be an effective intervention for improving health outcome measures of informal caregivers. Recent evidence indicates that Yoga may provide beneficial effects to informal caregivers. This brief review will highlight the potential beneficial effects of Yoga and mind-body-medicine on health outcome measures of informal caregivers.
|Keywords:||Informal Caregiving, Yoga, Physical Activity, Mind-body Medicine|
PhD Student, Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Gerontology Graduate Coordinator, Centre on Aging and Health, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada