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Geriatric-Massage Resources

1. Alzheimer’s Association, Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Assisted Living and Nursing Homes, www.alz.org.

2. Long Term Care Education.com: National online resource for long-term care education, www.longtermcareeducation.com.

3. Sensitive Massage: Reclaiming the Human Touch in Caregiving (video) by Ann Catlin, available at www.compassionate-touch.org.

4. The Power of Touch in Facility Care (video) by Dawn Nelson, available from Information for People, www.info4people.com.

5. From the Heart Through the Hands: The Power of Touch in Caregiving (book) by Dawn Nelson (Findhorn, Scotland: Findhorn Press Revised Edition 2006).

6. Therapeutic Massage in Facility Care: Benefits, Effects and Implementation (book) by Dawn Nelson, 2003, available from Information from People, www.info4people.com.

7. Gentle Massage in Home and Facility Care (brochure), available from Information for People, www.info4people.com.

—Ann Catlin