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Still Time For Seniors

Still Time For Seniors

Bringing Meditation to The Elderly For Happier, Healthier and Longer Lives

As we age, we face unique challenges that can impact our physical, emotional, and cognitive well-being. Seniors often experience increased stress, anxiety, loneliness, and a decline in cognitive functions. Conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease become more prevalent, and the aging process can lead to a decreased quality of life. In today’s world, it’s essential to find effective and accessible ways to support our elderly population. So they can not only live longer with us but in a healthier and happier way.

Why Still Time For Seniors is Important

At Still Time For Seniors, we believe that integrating meditation and mindfulness practices into daily routines can significantly enhance the well-being of seniors. Here’s why it matters:

Improved Cognitive Function and Memory

Improved Cognitive Function and Memory

As we age, it is common for cognitive function and memory skills to deteriorate. Meditation has been shown to improve cognitive functions, including memory and attention, which are crucial for seniors, particularly those facing cognitive decline. Studies (1) have found that practices like meditation can enhance cognitive performance and emotional well-being​​.

Improved Cognitive Function and Memory
Prevention and Management of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Prevention and Management of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Meditation promotes brain health by increasing cerebral blood flow and functional connectivity, potentially preventing and managing Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Studies (2) published in the NIH National Library of Medicine show meditation helps reduce inflammation and supports neuroplasticity, which are vital for brain repair and regeneration​​ potentially reducing AD and Dementia.

Increased Longevity and Cellular Health

Increased Longevity and Cellular Health

Regular meditation has been shown in studies published in NIH National Library of Medicine PubMed (3) to increase telomere length, which correlates with longer lifespan and better health. By slowing down cellular aging, meditation contributes to longevity and overall vitality​​.

Increased Longevity and Cellular Health
Relaxed senior man meditating in nature with his wife.

Enhanced Emotional Well-being

 Meditation significantly reduces stress, anxiety, and depression, common issues among the elderly. Studies published in NIH National Library of Medicine (4) show that meditation fosters a sense of peace, happiness, and emotional stability, contributing to a better quality of life​ ​.

Better Physical Health and Pain Management

Better Physical Health and Pain Management

Studies published in Pain journal (5) show meditation supports physical health by boosting immune function, reducing chronic pain, and enhancing energy levels. It helps seniors manage chronic conditions by providing pain relief and maintaining a more active lifestyle​​.

Better Physical Health and Pain Management

Still Time For Seniors is dedicated to providing comprehensive meditation and mindfulness programs tailored to the needs of the elderly in Aged Care Facilites. By incorporating these practices, we aim to improve the physical, emotional, and cognitive well-being of seniors, ensuring they lead happier, healthier lives.

Join Us in Making a Difference

Interested in learning more about how our programs can benefit you or your loved ones in Aged Care facilities and retirement homes? Leave your details below, and we’ll get in touch with you to explore how we can help improve well-being and quality of life for seniors.

Testimonials

"Learning meditation with Tom has been life changing for me. I have never experienced such feelings of inner calm and clarity of thought.” Cindy Jansen
"What a gift to share Tom. Thank you for changing my life!” Brett
"Learning to meditate with Tom has been the single biggest catalyst for change in my life, period. I would never have thought that such a simple, effortless practice, could bring about such a huge change in all areas of my life.” JP
"I felt bliss. No other better word can describe it. I felt this sense of peace at the pit of my stomach, this feeling of rest and balance. I want to say THANK YOU, thank you for sharing this experience.” Christine R.
"I just want to thank you for introducing me to stillness. I feel quite happy right now, for no particular reason. I’m so grateful for what I have, and filled with hope for what's coming too. Thank you. I haven't felt so at ease for a while.” Ming

(1) Study: Tang, Y.-Y., Lu, Q., Geng, X., Stein, E. A., Yang, Y., & Posner, M. I. (2014). Short-term meditation induces white matter changes in the anterior cingulate. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 17.

(2) Study: Dharma Singh Khalsaa, J. Wesson Ashford, Handling Associate Editor; Meditation to reduce Alzheimer's Disease. 2015; 48(1): 1–12. NIH National Library of Medicine 10.3233/JAD-142766

(3) Study: Nicola S Schutte 1, John M Malouff 1, Shian-Ling Keng (2020) Aug;35(8):901-915. Meditation to show that it increases telomeres length leading to reduced ageing NIH National Library of Medicine

(4) Study: Madhav Goyal, Sonal Singh, Erica M S Sibinga, Neda F Gould, Anastasia Rowland-Seymour, Ritu Sharma  have shown that meditation can improve emotional well-being. NIH National Library of Medicine 2014 Mar;174(3):357-68

(5) Study: Riegner, Gabriela; Posey, Graceb; Oliva, Valeriaa; Jung, Youngkyooc; Mobley, Williamd; Zeidan, Fadela, Meditation to provide pain relief published in PAIN 164(2):p 280-291, February 2023.

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