Canadian dementia village allows residents to be independent
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Designed to keep residents secure while providing opportunities for independence, The Village in Langley, British Colombia, is Canada’s first village specifically for people suffering from degenerative brain diseases. Alzheimer’s is one of the more well-known degenerative brain diseases, but is far from being the only one. Taking inspiration from The Netherlands’ de Hogewey village, Langley’s The Village will create a familiar and 'normal' environment for its residents. Homes will be single-story cottages, and there will only be six of them in total, with 12 units per cottage. The entire facility will be home to 78 seniors. Furthermore, there will be…
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