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Group On: Why it's important for LTC to be joiners

Group On: Why it's important for LTC to be joiners

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Group memberships improve self-esteem, say Canadian Institute for Advanced Research fellows, who were specifically looking at school children, the homeless and the elderly. The caveat is that the groups have to contribute to the sense of who they were and their social identity.

Transcendental meditation lowers healthcare spending among high-cost patients, study shows

Individuals with high medical costs - particularly those participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs - could improve their health and save the government money by practicing transcendental meditation, a new study reports.