Musings On a Life

I am largely a self-educated person. Yes, I have taken seminars and attended certification courses for my line of work. But I have gone way beyond those.   I look at my experiences as a classroom in earth school.  When faced with a problem or situation, I ask myself, "what's the best way … Read more about Musings On a Life

Is Your Home Safe For Aging In Place ?

Guest post today from Harry Cline. Thank you, Harry, for sharing your insights with us. Most seniors want to age in place, but few of them live in homes suited to the needs of aging owners. Living in a home that doesn’t meet your needs is more than an inconvenience — it can also put your health … Read more about Is Your Home Safe For Aging In Place ?

Good Bye Alice

There is a saying about how rough times teach you the most. As cliché as it sounds, it’s pretty accurate in my case. Over the past 30 years, I have grown and changed.   Most of the time it was my choice. I have always been interested to learn new things, to experience how exercise could … Read more about Good Bye Alice

Remembering Special Times

Every career has its perks, and massage is certainly one that has plenty of them. I have worked with many of my clients for years and years, and now I am working on their children and in some cases, Grandchildren. … Read more about Remembering Special Times

5 Reasons Seniors Should Try Yoga And Meditation

  We have a guest blogger this week. Mr. Harry Cline. Mr Cline is a caregiver who also is the creator of NewCaregiver.org and author of the upcoming book, The A-Z Home Care Handbook: Health Management How-Tos for Senior Caregivers. As a retired nursing home administrator, … Read more about 5 Reasons Seniors Should Try Yoga And Meditation

Massage Therapist and Voice Actor?

As a massage therpaist, a practitioner in The Healing Arts and a caregiver, I have spent most of my time doing what I think should be done or what I have to do. I love my work and I've enjoyed being helpful to people I've taken care of, but I'm at a point in my life where I want to start doing … Read more about Massage Therapist and Voice Actor?

Caregiver for Post Operative Recovery

I have been working with bodies for so long now, and I am well-known here  in Brevard County, and when there is a situation involving pain of surgery, my people often call on me for more than massage work. I also help some of these clients as they are  preparing for or recovering from … Read more about Caregiver for Post Operative Recovery

Why Is My Gluteus Maximus in Pain?

People will ask me, "Val, why do the tendons in my butt hurt"?  There could be several reasons, but let's start with the most straightforward one.  If you ask someone who does yoga they would explain how the hips shorten and tighten. Through lack of exercise and movement, most of … Read more about Why Is My Gluteus Maximus in Pain?