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Hands-On Care for Those in Later-Life Stages

By Ann Catlin, LMT, NCTMB, OTR

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What Does an Evidence-Based Practice Look Like?
  April, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 04)
What's In Your Story?
  March, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 03)
Learning to Pay Attention to the Quality of Touch
  January, 2014 (Vol. 14, Issue 01)
Why Touch Matters: 10 Things You Should Know
  November, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 11)
The Rewards of Working with Dementia Patients, Part 2
  September, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 09)
The Rewards of Working with Dementia Patients
  August, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 08)
Help in Understanding Parkinson's, Part 2
  June, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 06)
Help in Understanding Parkinson's Disease, Part 1
  April, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 04)
Quiet the Fear and Then Open Your Heart
  February, 2013 (Vol. 13, Issue 02)
Enhancing Your Networking Skills: Getting People to Talk About You
  November, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 11)
Compassion Really Is Good Medicine
  September, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 09)
Documentation in Hospice: What Do Employers Expect?
  August, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 08)
Become a Culturally Competent Practitioner
  June, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 06)
Looking Beyond the Stereotypes of Old Age
  April, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 04)
Seeing Your Massage Clients Through a New Lens
  February, 2012 (Vol. 12, Issue 02)
Hospice Massage Programs Provide Visionary Care
  October, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 10)
Caregiving As A Spiritual Gift
  September, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 09)
Caring too Much
  June, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 06)
Person-Centered Care: Why It Matters
  April, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 04)
Understanding Alzheimer's Part 2
  March, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 03)
Understanding Alzheimer's Part 1
  January, 2011 (Vol. 11, Issue 01)
Hospice Massage: Ethical Considerations
  November, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 11)
Take It From Your Peers: You CAN Get Paid to Work in Eldercare and Hospice
  September, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 09)
Opening Doors to Eldercare and Hospice
  June, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 06)
Connecting With the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease
  May, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 05)
Communicating With Stroke Survivors: What Matters Most?
  March, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 03)
The Art of Authentic Listening
  January, 2010 (Vol. 10, Issue 01)
Tips From the Field: Creating a Supply Kit
  November, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 11)
Massage and Alzheimers Disease, Part 2
What does the literature say?
  September, 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 09)
Massage and Alzheimer's Disease, Part 1
What would Maslow say?
  July, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 07)
Hospice Massage: What is Our Role at Life's End? Part 2
  April, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 04)
Hospice Massage: Easing the Pain of a Life-Limiting Illness, Part 1
  March, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 03)
Hand in Hand With Eldercare and Hospice
A Symposium to Expand Your Practice and Open Your Heart
  January, 2009 (Vol. 09, Issue 01)
Communicating With Elders Who Have Special Needs
  September, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 09)
Age-Related Changes and Conditions, Part 2
  July, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 07)
Age-Related Changes and Conditions, Part 1
  June, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 06)
Care That Goes Hand in Hand
A Symposium on Elder and Hospice Massage
  June, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 06)
Serving Elders: Do You Have What It Takes?
  April, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 04)
Creating Sacred Moments Through Compassionate Touch
  March, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 03)
A Promising Future Comes From Serving Special Populations
  January, 2008 (Vol. 08, Issue 01)
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