Eldergrow™ offers elders a therapeutic connection to nature through innovative gardening products & services. The mobile, sensory garden brings nature inside 12 months a year. Eldergrow also offers evidence-based, therapeutic horticulture classes that improve life for our growing community of elders living in residential and nursing care.
Residents engage in meaningful ways with the Eldergrow garden: physically, socially, cognitively, creatively, sustainably, and spiritually.
Our team of Eldergrow Educators offer therapeutic gardening classes with seasonal plant deliveries and garden maintenance.
Evidence-based Benefits of Therapeutic Horticulture:
• Improves motor skills
• Reduces risk factors for dementia
• Elevates mood
• Improves sleep
• Reduces falls
• Reduces agitation
• Improves self-esteem
• Acts as an antidepressant