- Integrated Body Therapies
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Rockville, MD 20851
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Seniors are the fastest-growing demographic in the U.S. According to the government-run organization-Administration On Aging (AOA), there were 39.6 million Americans 65 years of age or older in 2009 (source). This number is expected to double by 2030 to 72.1 million. With such a large percentage of the population entering their “golden years,” it’s important for the general public
One group that is seeing an increase in the use of alternative therapy such as massage is the elderly. In fact, many massage therapists receive specialized training to work with them. As the “baby boomers” get older and this population group grows, it’s good to know just how they can benefit from massage.
Geriatric massage is geared towards the specific