Tag Archives: massage and grief

How Important is Touch at the Bedside of the Dying?

An interview with Everflowing director and educator Irene Smith, Part One

Today SevenPonds speaks with Irene Smith, founder and director of Everflowing, an educational program centered around creating a more supportive environment for hospice patients and their healthcare providers. Smith has three decades of experience as an educator and practitioner, focusing primarily … Continue reading

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Our Weekly Tip: If You’re Grieving, Try Massage Therapy

A weekly hand or foot massage helps people cope with grief

Our Tip of The Week:  Touch can be an incredibly effective tool for people who need a sense of grounding and connection as they deal with grief. Dr. Berit S. Cronfalk, one of a team of researchers who carried out a … Continue reading

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