Our residents participated in a fun, interactive class that taught them all about the benefits of aromatherapy. Kim Larkin presented an educational lecture including the history of aromatherapy as well as the the health benefits for a wide variety of dried botanicals & essential oils. Following the informational session, residents received a hands-on lesson in making “dream pillows” and handcrafted soaps. The dream pillows contained botanicals and essential oils mixed inside a small satchel, which the residents then placed in a unique fabric pouch of their color choice. Many of the residents chose to utilize dried lavender & chamomile, which aids in relaxation and a good night’s sleep. It’s safe to say that we had lots of fun and we all slept like angels the following night!
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