Massage, Reassuring Touch; It’s Everything
Posted by Senior Living Foresight
Authored by, Pam McDonald | Jul 1, 2020 | Life Enrichment
In this podcast Pam McDonald of Senior Living Foresight interviews Massage Inc. founder Cory Scurlock on the importance of touch for senior living in times of uncertainty. Over the last 18 months of lockdown isolation had major effect on resident wellbeing.
Physically the impact meant an increase of occurrence of stroke by 30% some studies saw, in others the onset of Dementia symptoms increasing as high as 50% all due to resident isolation and loneliness. Therapeutic touch, connection is vital to humans. The elderly, even more! To read the full article download the pdf below, or listen to the podcast here!