Archive for January 2019

Dementia Village

A radical new way to treat dementia patients has come to Australia. Instead of nursing homes, sufferers get to live in what’s designed to look like any other town. They can live almost normal lives, but they’re safe and happy, and their families are thrilled.

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World first residential microtown for those with dementia

Paul Heckler was just 52 in 2013 when he began to experience the symptoms that would change his life forever. “Paul hadn’t been working for some time and was complaining about trouble seeing,” Astrid, Paul’s wife, told A Current Affair. He underwent a myriad of tests to try to figure out just what was wrong,…

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