Gardening for Health

Gardening is a leisure activity and may be beneficial to the elderly’s health. Working with nature is comforting. Gardening can play a key role in helping one’s emotional and physical well-being. The American Society for Horticultural Science conducted a study to test the health benefits of gardening.  Fifty elderly women from two senior community centers […]

Preventing Falls for Seniors

Tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor is such a dangerous scenario for the elderly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states over 36 million of the elderly fall each year, leading to 32,000 deaths. Falls rank as the leading cause of accidental injuries among people 65 plus. This risk […]

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