France builds first Alzheimer's 'village' in pioneering experiment

France builds first Alzheimer's 'village' in pioneering experiment
 

The construction of a so-called Alzheimer's village has begun in south-western France, local media report.
The project - the first of its kind in France - is due to welcome some 120 patients upon completion by the end of 2019.
It will be an open structure and offer alternative therapies, close to the centre of the city of Dax.
It was inspired by a similar experiment conducted in a village near Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Everything will be implemented in the village "to maintain the participation of residents in social life", Professor Jean-François Dartigues, neurologist and... read more

 
5 June 2018 in World News, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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