Center for Gerontology


Faculty Research

Horticultural therapy for persons with dementia: Advancing preliminary research
Investigators: Shannon E. Jarrott, P. D. Relfr
Funded By: Virginia Center on Aging, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund

Horticulture Therapy

Project Description: The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of a regular horticultural therapy (HT) program on a large sample of adults with dementia enrolled in an adult day service or residential care program.