|12-07-2012, 04:23 AM||#1|
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Location: New Orleans, LA
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Fall prevention using olfactory stimulation with lavender odor in elderly nursing home residents
I think this article provides more evidence for how important environmental factors can be in creating a therapeutic context:
John Ware, PT
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
"Nothing can bring a man peace but the triumph of principles." -R.W. Emerson
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|12-07-2012, 10:28 AM||#2|
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I am amazed that Lavender is so cross cultural. It is the smell that defines the elderly. Japan is as alien a culture as any of the planet to me and the thought that Japanese Grannies would smell like my Grandma has just given me such a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. Ah.
Peering over the shoulders of giants.
Know pain. Know gain.
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