Recommended Reading: Gardening

In our family, the vegetable garden at the “Beach House at Buttonwoods” has a long tradition. It began with my “Pepere” (grandfather), was passed along to my “Memere” (grandmother), and then to my mom. These days, at the age of 90, it is my dad who does the planting. 

As my husband Bob and I assisted him this year, this lovely article about gardening came to mind.


This paper is a systematic review of quantitative studies conducted on the benefits of garden visits and gardening therapy for people with dementia.