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Resident Salon Services Staff Becomes CARES® Certified

To better meet the needs of the residents of the assisted living communities and nursing homes it serves, Resident Salon Services has instituted a program of training in dementia care for its salon and spa staff and company management.

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‘Salon therapy’ reduces stress and boosts well-being

By Melissa Borgerding

THE ERICKSON TRIBUNE

Could a haircut reduce your risk of heart attack, or a massage protect against the common cold? An increasing number of clinical research studies show that a little self pampering goes a long way to reduce stress and improve your health and well-being.

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Put up your feet and stay awhile

By Laura Hipshire

THE ERICKSON TRIBUNE

The opening of the Belmont Clubhouse at Fox Run created quite a buzz, not just because of the Belmont's two-story, 52,000 square-foot grand structure but also for many of the amenities it features inside.

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Mixing Massage With Medicine

By Julia Boyle

THE ERICKSON TRIBUNE

As an increasing number of clinical research studies show the many health benefits of massage, its value as a therapeutic tool in the medical community is growing rapidly. In fact, a recent survey found that 14 of 18 major HMOs and insurance providers offer at least some coverage of alternative therapies, including massage.

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Life at Linden Ponds

MEREDITH SCOTT

Linden Ponds recognized more than 50 family caregivers, people who assume responsibility for the welfare of another person at the Hingham retirement community. All family caregivers were offered a free day of inspiration, information and pampering.

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Elder Caregivers Appreciation Night at Providence House

Providence House in Brighton, MA hosted an appreciation night for elder caregivers. 

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Alden Court in Fairhaven Welcomes the Well Elders of the Community

Alden Court in Fairhaven, MA opened its doors and hearts to the well elders of their community for a Senior Spa Day.