How gardening is helping people with dementia The therapeutic qualities of gardens are increasingly being recognised as a way to improve the health of care home residents
At Soil to Supper we believe that everyone of all ages and abilities needs a connection with nature and to experience a sense of joy and the health benefits
Gardening can provide fun and relaxation. While living in a senior living community, garden therapy allows older adults to get their hands dirty and also take home a small potted plant to give away or keep.
horticultural therapy is to integrate the care pathway activities gardening…
Dementia friendly gardens in the UK-"We are of the opinion that traditional sensory gardens for dementia, do not actually achieve what they set out to do, which is to create an environment that is meaningful and relevant"
GPs devise new treatment to beat depression. It's called gardening
[Healing Garden]GPs devise new treatment to beat depression. It's called gardening - Health News - Health & Families - The Independent
therapeutic horticulture - gardening as physical activity --> week 3
Living With Dementia: The Practical, Legal & Financial Considerations. Includes: Early stage signs/symptoms, tips for retaining independence in the home, Power of Attorney, & advanced directive info
Can Gardening Help Troubled Minds Heal?
Great article on the beneficial effects of gardening. I know it helped me feel grounded and connected to something. Success is measurable - your plants grow or they don't. But it's not failure if they don't grow - you learn and figure out better ways to go about it. Harvesting is very rewarding. It is a connection to the ground, the weather, to life - all things I feel very disconnected from much of the time.
8 Forms of Dementia You Might Not Know About [Infographic
A bunch of things to know about dementia Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimers dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.
A Calendar Year of Horticultural Therapy
A Calendar Year of Horticultural Therapy - Horticulture Therapy Activities Benefit Patients with Dementia
Montessori Activities for the Elderly
Montessori Activities for the Elderly. The description & outlook sounds OT. How come OT can be rebranded under another name & suddenly be fabulous & well-known (under the new name, of course!
Does Mom with Alzheimer's Need a Baby doll
PlayTime Baby - Little Prince
The Alzheimer Society of Toronto's program called the iPod project helps connect dementia patients and music.