Serving Eldercare and Hospice – Job Opportunities Are Growing!
More and more long-term care facilities and hospice organizations are seeing the value of massage therapy. Working with elderly and hospice residents at these institutions can be a personally rewarding experience and profitable career option. Unfortunately, many therapists doubt their ability to work with this group: “I don’t know the proper techniques and I’m afraid of the emotional toll it might take on me. How do I even get started?” Serving this population does require some specialized knowledge and skills, but with a little effort you can soon be on your way to discovering the profound rewards of working with these special groups and get paid for your services! Join us and find out how you can get started.
Ann Catlin, OTR, LMT is an expert in the field of massage in eldercare and hospice and has thirty years of experience as an occupational therapist in long term care and rehabilitation. She founded the Center for Compassionate Touch LLC an organization that offers Compassionate Touch® training, a hands-on complementary approach for those in eldercare, hospice and palliative care. She is a recognized author and contributor to professional publications and educational resources.