MASSAGE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Massage has been known for its many benefits by all generations. It's the best activity that do not just give simple relaxation but a lot of health benefits. As the world is evolving, so the people are also experiencing different health problems. Prevention is better than cure, that's why everybody needs to do a concious effort to take care of themselves by having a balance in everything that we do. It is not right to maximize our full capacity and when our body gets tired and non-functional, that's the only time that we do something to heal our body and to regain back our strength.
Common Health Concerns
They say, every individual should have an active lifestyle. Doing nothing will make our body weak and that will make us feel sick. Therefore, people always make their time busy to make them feel more productive. However, sometimes we often forget to do things with the right balance. As a result, we tend to be burn out and stress. Stress can have so many reactions to our body like:
- Increased heart rate and pulse
- Increased blood pressure
- Rapid breathing
- Digestive system slowdown
- Immune system suppression
- Heightened alertness/lack of sleep
Benefits for Senior Citizens
More than a feeling of good experience and relaxation, generally, a massage can improve quality of life of elderly. It increases the level of energy that will make them feel healthier and younger. It improves the function of their body because masasge stimulates body's natural ability to repair itself.
Massage also gives muscle relief most specially if it feels muscle tension, soreness and fatigue. It reduces stress, anxiety and pain once you feel that your body is being relaxed. After finishing the whole process and experience, you'll feel better and have that positive mood that will definetly make your day.