Meng, G., and Zhao, L., "Foot Reflexology Therapy in Senile Dementia: Report of 2 Cases." 1993 China Reflexology Symposium Report, Beijing , China Reflexology Association, page 14
2 clients with senile dementia were given foot reflexology. One, a 82 yr old male, with apathy, hypologic and could only answer simple questions was given 90 sessions daily ; and the other, a 75 yr old teacher, with memory loss for 4 years, urinary incontinence, hypertension, a mild stroke and bedridden was given 30 sessions daily. Both improved in affection, personality and quality of daily living.
Foot reflexology has been shown to be effective in improving some of the symptoms associated with senile dementia.