The development of a community garden for cancer patients, families, and caregivers
There are many Americans who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis whether it be a personal diagnosis, a family member, or a caregiver. Nonetheless, this can be very impactful to someone’s overall mental and physical health. Horticultural therapy is a new innovative approach to help people minimize emotional and physical symptoms. Horticultural therapy is relatively a new therapy but through research it has shown promising results. Researchers have presented that people are more willing to participate because it is a non-traditional approach to therapy. All the while, helping reduce physical and emotional symptomatology.