ElderGrow™

Therapeutic Horticulture Program for Memory Care

Eldergrow Brings the Outdoors In


Integrated into our Montessori Moments in Time™ programming, Eldergrow™ is an important addition to our Life Engagement calendar. Going outside can be difficult for some residents. Eldergrow allows us to bring all the benefits of the outdoors in, while creating meaningful interactions for residents with dementia. This nationally recognized horticulture program gives our memory care residents a therapeutic connection to nature while engaging socially.

The Benefits

  • A renewed sense of purpose
  • Increased creativity
  • Elevated mood
  • Cognitive stimulation
  • Improved motor skills
  • Overall sense of fulfillment
  • Can lessen the severity of depression

Testimonials

In their Words


“We were able to have better conversations while she was working at the community’s garden. My mom was a gardener when I was younger, and it [Eldergrow™] brought back some of those memories for her. I appreciate that the program drew that out from her.”

- Debbie P.

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