The use of essential oils is a wonderful way to provide comfort and enhance the general health of the elderly in long term care. Learn about the benefits of aromatherapy for seniors including those with dementia. Aromatherapy recipes included.

The use of essential oils is a wonderful way to provide comfort and enhance the general health of the elderly in long term care.

In this article we cover:

  • The Benefits of Massage for the Elderly
  • How to Massage the Elderly (hands, feet)
  • How to Use Essential Oils
  • Choosing Suitable Essential Oils for the Elderly
  • Blend or Carrier Oils
  • Tips for Massaging
  • When to Avoid Massage
  • Massage Blend for Arthritis
  • Massage Blend for Dry and Cracked Skin
  • Massage Blend for Dry and Cracked Skin
  • Recipe for General Stiffness & Sore Areas

Back to: Activities

Comments   Post a Comment

Anglicare - Karen 27th Apr 2016
Just wondering, Is that meant to be Ginger in the recipe for General Stiffness & Sore Areas? Thanks for the article very useful.
Talita 27th Apr 2016
Ahhh yes, typo fixed! Thanks Karen.
Help