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Outdoor time eases pandemic stress for dementia patients

Nancy Moore used the spading fork to loosen the dirt and then she pulled a few weeds from among the petunias and the marigolds in the raised flower bed.

She wasn’t terribly excited about the task because gardening isn’t really her thing — the 90-year-old former dance teacher would much rather be tapping — but this is what her friends at Senior Star Dublin Retirement Village were doing Thursday afternoon so she joined them.

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