Scent is linked to emotion and memory. It may unlock hidden memories, relieve stress and alleviate health conditions.
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.
Here are some aromatherapy blend ideas to soothe different conditions. A wonderful activity for the elderly in nursing homes.
I filled a vase with peonies and lavender and took it to as many residents as possible.
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Evocation of familiar scents to stimulate long-term memories. Ideal for sight impaired seniors.
Sensorial stimulation and provision of home-like activity.
Calm the mind and cleanse the spirit with essential oils. A lovely activity for seniors.
Sensory stimulation through the use of essential oils
The basics of aromatherapy for the elderly: what you will need, recommend use and sample recipes.