Dementia-Friendly

Elderly Walking

Designing for Dementia

Proponents of 'dementia design' call for inclusive design that centers the experience of people living with dementia and other disabilities that impact how they experience the urban environment.

March 29, 2022 - Being Patient

Washington D.C.

Designing for Dementia

Subtle design interventions can facilitate safe navigation in urban environments for people with cognitive abilities effected by dementia.

November 5, 2020 - Greater Greater Washington

Elderly Walking

What Makes a Community 'Dementia-Friendly?'

With a high number of elderly residents, the London suburb of Purley has taken steps to become "dementia-friendly." There's no single definition of what that means, but community awareness and education are a focus.

February 8, 2017 - The Guardian

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