DemoExercise & Massage

How to: Hand massage

 
 

A tutorial on how to give a hand massage with Dr. Cindi Pagano.

This is for all you caregivers out there, Dr. Pagano goes through step by step how to create a very relaxing experience for the recipient.

Be mindful that as you age your skin can become thinner, and there is a risk of breaking the skin if you are too vigorous.

This is great to do for all ability levels. One-on-one activity, early, middle and late stage memory care / dementia. For some passive exercise for the person you are with, ask them to massage your hand and praise the effort. Being able to do something nice for another person makes all of us feel good!

Don't stop there! Have a look at the tutorials on how to perform a soothing Head massage and a wonderful Foot massage as well.