Digging in the dirt, planting your own herbs and vegetables, and nurturing flowers does so much more than beautify the yard. Gardening also nurtures the body, mind, and spirit. It boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure and stress levels, and helps the gardener stay strong and limber.
Aging does present undeniable physical changes, however, some of which can make gardening a little more challenging for seniors. In honor of National Gardening Month, here are six tools that can help keep the older gardener safe.
Safe Gardening for Seniors
Gardening is one of the many activities enjoyed by residents of Sunrise communities across the country. We invite you to contact the community nearest you to learn how we help older adults Live With Purpose each day.