The Eden Alternative: Seems So Simple

The World

Following up on an earlier interview on the subject, Living on Earth sent reporter Brenda Tremblay to spend time visiting a nursing home where the principles of the “Eden Alternative” are put to use. The elderly and infirm have an array of companions at the Chase Nursing Home in New Berlin, New York including school children, dogs, pet birds and cats . They also have gardens to tend, and this inclusion of “deep ecology” principles connecting people to life itself appears to be giving some residents more reasons to stay alive healthier and longer.

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