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WHAT'S INSIDE? SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015 TOUCH OF GRAY There's never been a better time to pursue geriatric massage, thanks to the needs of this growing demographic. Position your practice for success with this heartfelt specialty. By Ann Catlin FEATURES 62 LESSONS IN WORKING WITH ELDERLY CLIENTS Comforting touch is the best— and only—bodywork benefit for some individuals. By Mary Kathleen Rose 68 THE 101-YEAR-OLD CLIENT Anne Shapira may be older, but she'll never be old. Read about her secrets to longevity. By Karrie Osborn 74 KNOW THIS ISN'T PROFESSIONAL Sexual misconduct destroys lives, and it cannot be tolerated in our field. By Ben E. Benjamin, PhD 76 BROKEN TRUST This courageous client tells her story with the hope that it can help educate others about unhealthy boundaries. By Emma K. 86 HELP CONSUMERS SAY YES TO MASSAGE You've heard their obstacles, but do you have solutions? These talking points can guide you. By Barry Hatfield 92 12 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON TAXES It's never too early to start saving money. Follow these tips to help curb your 2015 tax tab. By William J. Lynott 119 WHAT ARE YOU READING? 52 Cover photo by Elena Ray.

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