It’s so important to make your new senior apartments in Phoenix, AZ, feel like home. At Bridgewater Assisted Living, we encourage all of our residents and their families to do this. We have even already shared some ideas to help you make your senior apartment feel like home. One of these ideas was to incorporate plants into your new apartment.
Not only do indoor plants help improve air quality and bring life into the apartment, but they can also help fight off depression in seniors too. And if you had a lot of plants in your old home, you should definitely have some in your new home. Here are four easy plants that will spruce up your senior apartment in Phoenix, AZ.
Spider plants are easy to take care of, as all they need is a little bit of daily sunlight and only have to be watered once every few days. There are a few different types of spider plants for you to choose from. Many people like to hang these plants from windows, as their leaves will then cascade over the side of the pots.
If you’re looking to bring some luck into senior apartments in Phoenix, AZ, many cultures say a peace lily will do the job. They will add some color to your apartment too, as they have dark green leaves and white petals. These plants should be placed in an area of your apartment that gets indirect sunlight. The soil should be kept moist at all times, so if you notice the soil is starting to dry out, it’s time to water.
Aloe vera plants are succulents that are very easy to keep alive. They do like as much sun as possible, so they should be kept near a window. They don’t need a lot of water in their soil. When the leaves grow bigger, pick one off, and you will see aloe oozing out of it.
If you want a plant that looks beautiful and smells and tastes beautiful, grow a mint plant. You may be surprised to find that they are easy to care for. You may need to be a bit careful at first, but when the roots mature and take hold, mint plants are pretty resilient. Then when the leaves grow to a nice size, you can pick them off and use them as you wish, such as in cooking, in a glass of water, in a cup of tea, and so on.
At Bridgewater Assisted Living, we encourage our residents to keep plants in their apartments. We understand the happiness and calmness they can bring, and we want to make sure all of our residents feel at home here.