Reiki offers interesting possibilities for elders. The Reiki Times is the magazine of the International Association of Reiki Professionals. It includes several papers on the benefits of Reiki for elders. The following article mentions that 800 US hospitals offer Reiki training.

Their website explains what Reiki is https://iarp.org/learn-about-reiki/

Marielle Savard is a Reiki Practitioner since 2015 and she witnessed the beneficial effects of Reiki on her mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Photo by Pierre Burgoyne


Reiki can be practiced from a distance; it is even more appropriate than touch when the patient has a cognitive impairment. Marielle Savard can connect with Skype if it is the customer’s desire. She suggests Reiki treatments when one is facing stressful transitions. And relocating, especially when it is essential to a declining health but not welcomed is stressful.

Rates are 75$ for half an hour; it includes the health form verification and feedback after the treatment. Four sessions cost 280$. It can be split between the caregiver and the elder. One session before the move and one session after the move is ideal.