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Therapeutic Horticulturist to Share Benefits of Gardening at Southlake Event

Sep 24, 2015 02:14PM ● Published by Dia

Therapeutic Horticulturist Susan Morgan and Calloway Plant Nursery's Ty Poynter will be on hand during a day of planting in the Renewal Garden at Silverado Memory Care Community in Southlake, kicking off the first week of autumn. The garden will include herbs and vegetables for residents’ cooking, as well as plants that attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Event participants will also take home a plant, and among the participants will be members of the Girl Scouts of Texas. 

 Interactive gardening at Silverado is part of Nexus, an evidence-based program for residents with early-stage dementia. Nexus is based on cutting-edge research that suggests there may be ways to delay the onset of dementia and/or slow its progression. 

When: 

Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 9-11am

Interview Opportunities: 

— Former gardening host of “Good Morning Texas”, Ty Poynter is especially knowledgeable in the Texas planting seasons

— A true expert in Therapeutic Horticulture, Susan Morgan can share how gardening can improve one's wellbeing

— Silverado’s Nancy Deno can share how Nexus positively impacts people with memory loss

Where:

Silverado Southlake Memory Care Community

2001 Kirkwood Boulevard

Southlake, TX 76092

Attendee RSVP: (817) 756-8600

 

Media RSVP: 

David Gill

(714) 624-2550

dgill@silveradocare.com

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