Vitas Massage and Reiki Volunteers


(37.55495,-122.27106)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

We have patients throughout the Bay AreaSan Mateo, Belmont, Menlo Park, Palo AltoSan Mateo, CA 94404


About

Massage Therapy and Reiki Volunteers comfort VITAS patients at the end of life--and their families--with relaxing and pain-reducing therapeutic touch and massage.

A dying patient's sense of isolation from the world around him or her is often made worse by the lack of comforting human touch. Muscles may be contracted and stiff, and all that is needed is for someone to gently rub the shoulders, neck and back. When patients spend their days immobile in a recliner or bed, Massage Therapy and Reiki Volunteers provide compassionate touch, relaxation, a sense of well being, emotional health and a state of balance. And volunteering your professional services to a VITAS patient makes you feel as good as your patient feels.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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