Eldergrow garden connects Federal Way memory care residents to their pasts

  • Thursday, December 22, 2016 3:36pm
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Eldergrow employee Dana Staikides, left, helps Madrona Park assisted living resident Willie Salter dislodge a plant from its pot before planting it in a special indoor garden, Dec. 16. Madrona Park memory care residents helped design and plant their garden, which Orla Concannon, who started the Eldergrow program, said gardening provides therapeutic benefits, such as reducing agitation, to the residents. Jessica Keller, the Mirror

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