Memory Enhancement Training or Yoga for Older Adults

Project summary

For those who are suffering from memory loss, concentration difficulties, or lack of energy, UCLA is conducting a 6-month research study comparing a 60 minute weekly memory enhancement training course to yoga meditation. If you are 55 years of age or older and not currently receiving any psychiatric treatment, you may qualify. Medical and psychiatric evaluations and limited physical exams are provided as a part of the study. Participants will undergo two functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans. A complete psychiatric evaluation will be provided. Participants will be compensated.
For more information, call UCLA at: (310) 794-9523.

Timescale: 
07/12/2013 - 07/12/2014
Investigators
Primary Investigator: 
Helen Lavretsky