Topic : elderly clients

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Senior Specials

August 27, 2014  | Article

Salon owner Shari Finger designed a simple menu just for her older clientele.

Keywords: elderly clients   service menus  

Turning Back the Hands of Time

December 3, 2013  | Photo Gallery

It’s said that hands show our age before anything else.

Keywords: client health   dry skin   elderly clients   skin care  

onychauxis (or hypertrophy)

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Onychauxis, which is the medical term for an overgrowth or thickening of the nail, reveals nothing to the casual observer, the tech, or the doctor. Many times, in fact, onychauxis is a natural part of aging.

Keywords: elderly clients   nail diseases   nail injuries   onychauxis  

Not Your Normal Salon Job

January 18, 2011  | Article

In addition to salons, nail techs ply their trade in a range of locations — from military bases to senior homes — targeting different clientele across the world and bringing nail services to new markets.

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients   international   military nail techs   salon profiles  

arthritis

January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

The Greek term “arthro” means joint, or a connection point. The meaning of “itis” is “inflamed.

Keywords: arthritic clients   elderly clients   nail diseases   special needs clients  

Tech Finds Sense of Purpose and Community

December 1, 2010  | Article

San Diego-based nail tech Monica Leiper sums up her career in four words: “been there, done that.”

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients  

Seven Ways to Market to Seniors

November 1, 2009  | Article

When mobility becomes limited, aging men and women who always saw pedicures as a beauty treatment may realize it’s a great alternative to monthly visits to the podiatrist for basic foot maintenance. Tap into this niche of golden girls and guys with some targeted marketing techniques.

Keywords: elderly clients   keeping your business competitive   Mother's Day   niche marketing   special needs clients  

Ode to the Golden Girls

August 1, 2009  | Article

Philadelphia nail tech Lisa Bautista-Sellers penned this touching letter to honor her first salon -— with its wonderful clients and caring coworkers.

Keywords: customer service   elderly clients   salon profiles  

What Are Bunions?

September 1, 2008  | Article

Often thought to be caused by poor footwear, bunions are most often the result of inherited foot structure. With good care and careful precautions, bunions can not only be treated, they can also be prevented from developing in the first place.

Keywords: bunions   elderly clients   foot care   foot disorders  

Tech Finds Rewards in Tending to Homebound Clients

June 1, 2008  | Article

These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.

Keywords: alternative careers   CND   elderly clients   manufacturers educators   mobile salons  

Caring for the Elderly

June 1, 2008  | Article

Clients ages 8 to 80 enjoy salon services, but how techs handle an 8-year-old client will be different from how they handle her senior counterpart. Techs can develop a reputation for being the go-to girl among this expanding demographic by understanding the needs of an older client — and taking the time to meet those needs.

Keywords: building your clientele   customer service   elderly clients   fungus   healthy working  

Angel's Hands Angel's Hands

March 1, 2008  | Product

Angel’s Hands was designed to steady and separate the fingers of clients who have debilitating diseases.

Keywords: elderly clients   manicure accessories   special needs clients  

What Is a Splinter Hemorrhage?

June 1, 2005  | Article

n. (splĭn ‘tər hem’ər-ĭj) small areas of bleeding or hemorrhage underneath the nail bed that take the shape of straight lines; usually caused by hard impact or physical trauma to the nail; usually grows out with the nail after a few months

Keywords: elderly clients   fungal infections   nail diseases   nail trauma   splinter hemorrhage  

Taking Care of Older Clients

November 1, 2004  | Article

Older clients require extra care to keep their hands and feet in good condition. Give them the attention they deserve by creating services just for them, adding extras that will benefit them such as paraffin dips, and keeping them educated on at-home care.

Keywords: allergic reactions   elderly clients   special needs clients  

The Aging Foot

June 1, 2004  | Article

Our feet — along with our activities— change as we mature. From hereditary problems to injuries, our feet often take a pounding the older we get. Help your clients take care of their feet throughout their lifetime to ensure good foot health into old age.

Keywords: arthritic clients   athlete's foot   brittle nails   bunions   corns  
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