Healing Garden

Transform your outdoor space into a peaceful sanctuary with a healing garden. Discover top ideas to incorporate nature, meditation areas, and soothing elements for relaxation and wellness.
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A well-designed outdoor space can do wonders for seniors and those with Alzheimer’s disease. But how do these gardens differ from other outdoor spaces and why are they so important? Housing for the elderly has been provided in many western cities since the Middle Ages. Facilities such as independent living centers, skilled nursing homes, dementia or memory care units, and hospice facilities have traditionally included some form of outdoor space.

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Healing in a garden: Horticultural therapy feels good (photos, video) | OregonLive.com Gardens, Architecture, Outdoor, Garden Design, Healing Garden Design, Healing Garden, Therapeutic Recreation, Horticulture Therapy, Garden Architecture

There are two types of healing gardens. Passive ones offer a quiet respite from the sterile hospital environment. Active ones are designed for patients who require a variety of therapy-driven activities, such as physical, occupational, cognitive, spiritual and social.

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