Enhancing Comfort in Nursing Homes



Massage therapy can be an effective, non-invasive way to help ease some of the symptoms of many age-related conditions, especially when used to compliment traditional medical services. With regular massage, residents in nursing homes can experience improved comfort & quality of life and feel healthier overall.






Light Touch Therapeutics offers light pressure massage therapy in nursing homes and care facilities. Massage techniques are especially gentle and slow, allowing the body to relax. Sessions are 15 or 30 minutes and can be performed bedside or in a wheelchair. The frequency of sessions is based on individual needs. Regular sessions can range from twice a week to monthly. Benefits tend to increase with regular and frequent sessions.


FOR THE BODY

  • Massage increases circulation and allows for greater mobility and range of motion.

  • Massage can decrease muscle tension and cramps and, ease pain and stiffness.

  • Massage induces the relaxation response and can improve quality of sleep.


FOR THE MIND

  • Massage is great for relieving stress and anxiety.

  • Massage has the ability to increase mental alertness and lift the mood.


FOR CONNECTION

  • Massage helps to decrease feelings of loneliness and isolation, providing social interaction and increased feelings of wholeness and well-being.

“Lisa has given me so much peace of mind. She is so patient and kind when she visits my mom at a local nursing home. Lisa comes once a week and Mom looks forward to “being treated like the rich and famous”! -Jenny


Light Touch Therapeutics offers massage therapy at a discounted rate to residents at

The Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs.


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