A Model to Emulate?

Canada’s first community designed specifically for people with dementia is opening next year in Langley, British Columbia.  It’s called “The Village” – the design of which was inspired by Hogeweyk, the world’s first dementia village, in The Netherlands.

Planned so that people could be “safely” independent and live their own life their way,  residents will be able to shop, have a coffee, walk their dog, and get their hair cut in the Village Square, as well as take part in various community-based activities.

Read the full story here.

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