Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease that affects the memory of the sufferers. It causes mental and physical stress not only on the patient but also his family members. It adversely affects their sleep and may cause anxiety and depression.
Scientists have devised a new way of coping with Alzheimer’s disease. The caregivers can attend an 8-week long training program. It teaches them ways to practice mindfulness. Mindfulness reinforces their acceptance levels and keeps their awareness in the present moment. It takes away the stress and anxiety of past and future events. It helps the patient and caregivers to communicate better with new and simpler ways.