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Enhancing wellness: Maximize use of indoor/outdoor environments by Marilynn Larkin, MA

A card table that sits vacant most of the day...long empty corridors...a patch of land lying fallow outside a residence...These are common sights in settings that serve older adults-yet, those unused and often unsightly indoor and outdoor spaces can be transformed into inviting venues that motivate members or residents to increase physical activity, socialization, and emotional and spiritual wellness. ... For industry professionals who seek to enhance older-adult wellness, exploring use of space is an avenue that can yield results.

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