Many of the Chelsea Flower Show gardens engage with social issues like the Homebase Garden "Time to Reflect" garden created in association with the Alzheimer's Society. The garden, designed by Adam Frost is meant to provide a place for reflection and includes flowers like geraniums, Siberian iris and foxgloves that are familiar and easily grown in home gardens.
Challenging behavior is common in people living with dementia and is considered one of the most difficult issues facing staff in residential care and caregivers at home. It is important to try and understand why the person is behaving in a particular way and remember that it is the behavior that is challenging and not the person.
A Place for Mom's interview with the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Michigan on the most important issues in raising Alzheimer’s awareness. http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/2013-5-9-alzheimers-association-interview/