Chamomile in Aromatherapy

Chamomile in Aromatherapy

Chamomile is an herb with a sweet, apple like odor, that has been around for centuries. It has been used to treat irritation from chest colds, slow-healing wounds, abscesses, gum inflammation, and skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox and diaper rash. But it is well known for properties such as anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antidepressant, digestive, […]

Peppermint/Eucalyptus in our Aromatherapy Feature

Peppermint/Eucalyptus in our Aromatherapy Feature

Peppermint is popular for several conditions and illnesses because of its calming effects, including flatulence, menstrual pains, diarrhea, nausea, depression-related anxiety, muscle and nerve pain, the common cold, indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome. Eucalyptus is a popular scent for it’s healing qualities for sinus and congestion symptoms. With analgesic properties, it’s been shown to help […]

Meet Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents.

Meet Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents.

Meet Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents. Aromatherapy is the use of the fragrant parts of aromatic plants to improve health and general well being. Lavender, one of MasterCare’s most popular Aromatherapy scents. Lavender is much appreciated for its scent, but lavender is also valuable and used in integrative medicine because of its […]

Using Color With Intention

Using Color With Intention

The psychological effects of color play an important role when architects and designers work in the design or decoration of interiors, especially in facilities or spaces for health and emotional care, and elderly communities.We all know that color exerts a great influence on our perception of the world and, therefore, our emotions. Color is originated […]

Shower vs. Bath

Shower vs. Bath

To bathe or to shower, that is the question. Our answer? You can do both! All MasterCare Tubs include an adjustable shower wand and expanding shower hose.  With the BathAire feature, your shower can stay warm and cozy while relaxing on the comfort designed seat. Add the ComfortWarm, heated seat feature for an added layer […]

Heating Safety

Heating Safety

When tap water reaches 140º F, it can cause a third degree (full thickness) burn in just five seconds. …in 1 second at 156º …in 2 seconds at 149º …in 5 seconds at 140º …in 15 seconds at 133º.   The Burn Foundation recommends that the water be 100 degrees or lower for seniors. Older […]

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy are taking the world by storm….and we are embracing the movement! Whether it be used in candles, diffusers or ointments, it’s proving to enhance the well being of those who enjoy. At MasterCare, we are innovators and provide more than just bathing, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide the […]

Bathing Etiquette

Bathing Etiquette

It can be a difficult transition to rely on someone else for something as personal as bathing. At times, it’s a challenge for the caregiver to ensure the senior gets the hygiene they require while staying respectful to the bather. Playing music and keeping a smooth conversation going can ease tension. At MasterCare, we kept […]

Caregivers’ Love

Caregivers’ Love

Time passes, we see our elders grow old, and we know little about their affective needs. Our occupations in life, seeking sustenance, often for themselves, distract us from the privilege of offering them the love and time they need from us, in the measure and quality they need. Caregivers in the care communities are a […]