You’ve probably already heard that yoga provides one of the best forms of exercise for seniors. Doctors recommend it for everything from back pain and osteoporosis, to chronic stress. Meditation has scientifically proven health benefits as well. It’s been shown to reduce blood pressure and anxiety while improving memory and emotional stability. Science suggests that it may also play a role in preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. So, it’s no wonder that ever since renowned cardiologist Dr. Dean Ornish published his research about yoga and meditation reversing heart disease that millions of Americans over 55 have started incorporating this practice into their lives. Below are some tips to get you started.