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Dementia-Friendly Communities Emerging Around Globe

Dorian Martin Health Guide February 21, 2013
  • I have contemplated it often: What would have happened if Mom had wandered off while living with me? She didn’t know the area or the people. Would people take the appropriate actions by calling the authorities to get her help? Or would they just assume she was fine and let her go on her way? Wo...

2 Comments
  • Carol Bradley Bursack
    Health Guide
    Feb. 22, 2013

    I've followed this for awhile, Dorian, and wondered why we can't do more of that in the U.S. Thanks for highlighting this example of treating people with dementia as people first, dementia patients, second.

    Take care,

    Carol

  • Christine Kennard
    Health Pro
    Feb. 23, 2013

    Hi Dorian

     

    I was reading about the European models of dementia friendly communities. It is such a great idea and one that has to be adopted by us all if our aging societies are to function better.

    Excellent sharepost :0)
    Thanks

    Christine

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