As the average lifespan increases, so is the number of age related illnesses including dementia. A new solution has been found for the latter problem in the Netherlands. Do your research and decide if it is a good idea or not.
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
Video to watch and make notes on
- “CNN’s World’s Untold Stories: Dementia Village” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwiOBlyWpko
Reading material to annotate
- “Dementia Village inspires new care” + Video http://edition.cnn.com/2013/07/11/world/europe/wus-holland-dementia-village/
- “Welcome to dementia village” http://www.nextavenue.org/article/2013-09/welcome-dementia-village
- “The village where people have dementia” + Audio http://www.theguardian.com/society/2012/aug/27/dementia-village-residents-have-fun