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"This workshop was awesome! The knowledge Iíve obtained and the self-awareness have been incredible!"
More people over 60 are turning to massage therapy for self-care and to help ease symptoms associated with chronic ailments. If you have clientele in this age group itís possible that you will eventually have a client who is living with Parkinsonís disease (PD). Itís estimated that at least 500,000 people are diagnosed in the United States. Itís important to have at least a basic understanding about this disease, what to expect, and how you can best serve your client. This article is part one of a two part series. Here, I will offer an overview of PD and how it impacts daily functioning of the persons who have it.
Blessing Hospice and Palliative Care has added massage therapy as one of its end-of-life care services.
Donna, along with a music therapist, social worker and chaplain from Rainbow Hospice in the Chicago area will present a ninety minute workshop entitled Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia.