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For safety as well as companionship, it would be great for your father to garden or enjoy any outdoor activities with a family member, friend or companion.

Seniors Can Adapt Outdoor Activities to Meet Their Needs

Aging is often associated with the loss of activities and interests that seniors no longer can continue. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

Seniors have given up child rearing, so gardening gives them baby plants and seedlings again. It's a new way of caring for something.

Gardens Brighten Seniors' Lives

Rebecca Kolls, host of the nationally syndicated television show Rebecca's Garden, and the Home Instead Senior Care® network have worked together to help seniors continue to enjoy gardening.

A window box is easy to assemble and your mother can watch flowers and even vegetables and herbs grow all year round.

Window Box Gardening Cultivates Senior Interests

Gardening is one of the most popular activities for seniors. But many can no longer get outdoors to enjoy this activity. That's what makes simple pot or window gardening so appealing. Companionship, too, can help.

Senior gardeners

Senior Gardeners Who Are Alone Should Team Up With Others

Don’t retire that green thumb just yet. You can still grow flowers and vegetables, perhaps while cultivating new friendships or renewing old ones.

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