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Sat Apr 18, 2015, 02:04 PM

4. Except these folks do, because the videos were recently made by family according to the

 

article.

But this is the world we live in today.

BTW, did you see this? I posted it before:

http://gizmodo.com/inside-an-amazing-village-designed-just-for-people-with-1526062373

Centuries after Shakespeare wrote about King Lear's symptoms, there's still no perfect way to care for sufferers of dementia and Alzheimer's. In the Netherlands, however, a radical idea is being tested: Self-contained "villages" where people with dementia shop, cook, and live together—safely....

Hogeweyk, from a certain perspective, seems like a fortress: A solid podium of apartments and buildings, closed to the outside world with gates and security fences. But, inside, it is its own self-contained world: Restaurants, cafes, a supermarket, gardens, a pedestrian boulevard, and more.

The idea, explains Hogeweyk's creators, is to design a world that maintains as much a resemblance to normal life as possible—without endangering the patients.

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