What is the purpose of this trial?
The overarching goal of this study is to adapt MBSR to older couples with metabolic syndrome to maximize stress reduction effects on both partners psychological and physical health. Forty couples (N=80) will participate in a baseline visit to have blood drawn, BMI and BP measured, and to complete questionnaires assessing demographics, contextual factors, and baseline primary outcomes.
Ages: 60 years and older
Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Start Date: 09/05/2017
End Date: 02/28/2019
Last Updated: 02/22/2018
Study HIC#: 2000020175