Credit: Essential Therapeutic Bodywork

Credit: Essential Therapeutic Bodywork

For Seniors

The importance of massage specifically designed for seniors has grown along with the aging population. My massages are customized to the specific needs of my senior clients, whether they are robust or frail and mindful of any medical conditions.

 

 A lighter touch

Massage therapy has been found to be particularly beneficial to those with Alzheimer's disease of other types of dementia or confusion. Unconditional, loving touch is a powerful form of affirming communication. 

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Benefits

Current research indicates there are numerous health benefits of massage for seniors. Massage can:

  •  Reduce inflammation
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Increase circulation
  • Improve sleep
  • Reduce stiffness
  • Improve blood sugar levels
  • Boost the immune system
  • Stimulate the mind
  • Decrease fear and anxiety
  • Reduce stress
  • Nurture those who are rarely touched, conveying trust