Tag Archive: Missouri Botanical Garden

Jun 14

Promoting Quality of Life through Art #swelelderly #artistmuse #makingstlouisagreatplacetoartfullyage

Thank you to the Institute of Public Health at Washington University for inviting me to contribute my thoughts on the quality of life enhancements that the arts’ engender to their May 2018 blog. I am happy to share these thoughts here. Thanks for reading, sharing, and participating in your favorite art form and/or enjoying a …

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Jun 12

Memories@MoBot @mobotgarden with Brooking Park friends #aging #alzheimers #dementia

It’s always a thrill for me to start my day in the garden and what better garden could there be for this than the Missouri Botanical Garden? Apparently everyone else thought so, too. There were loads of adorable children attending day camp projects, older adults and everyone in between. Of particular interest to me, was the …

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Feb 12

Red Roses = True Love #alzheimers #dementia #caregiving

Today, a “Meet Up” group organized by the Alzheimer’s Association, St. Louis Chapter did exhibit TRUE LOVE as they met up for Maturity and Its Muse’s monthly Memories @MoBot program, at the world renown Missouri Botanical Garden.. Those attending exhibited their love for and devotion to each other. We had a beautiful morning! Led by therapeutic horticulturalist …

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Jan 08

Memories@MoBot Begins Today #alzheimers #dementia #arts4srs #productiveaging

Today is the beginning of Memories@MoBot…our partnership with the Missouri Botanical Garden. We are fortunate to be paired with Jeanne Carbone, Therapeutic Horticultural Instructor, and a talent par excellance. Pictured below is Jeanne…what a sweetie ;-)… standing behind some of the sensual  plant material she plans on utilizing in her class with today’s group of …

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