Here at Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation, dedicated staff and volunteers provide opportunities for people of all ages to get outside and enjoy their parks. One of my favorite programs TMPF offers supports Reno’s senior community. The weekly Idlewild Health Walks are designed to provide people living with dementia a safe space to be outside, learn about the local ecology, and a chance to socialize with peers. The walks are a great tool for seniors battling with Alzheimer's and their care partners to utilize. Through socialization and studying plants as they change over the seasons, participants are exposed to the mental and physical health benefits of enjoying the outdoors. In natural science
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We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!