People with Alzheimer’s disease don’t lose the capacity for human emotion or recognition of a caring touch.
There are several benefits massage therapy offers people with Alzheimer’s disease, including increased body awareness and alertness, as well as a reduction in the feelings of confusion and anxiety. The massage therapist also builds reassurance and trust and help calm agitation.
Massage therapy can also help ease the effects of isolation, loneliness and boredom while encouraging feelings of worthiness and well-being,
If you have a family member who can benefit from massage therapy, call to get information and schedule sessions for your loved one in the comforts of their residence.