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The Benefits of Nearby Nature in Cities for Older Adults

This briefing is an overview of the health and wellness benefits of urban nearby nature; it gives special attention to the needs of people in their later years. Specific health issues of aging, such as mobility, isolation, assisted living, physical therapy, depression and Alzheimer’s, are touched on in this brief.

Author(s): Kathleen L. Wolf, PhD, and Elizabeth Housley, M.A.

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