A Village in The Netherlands Redefining Dementia Care

A small Dementia village in The Netherlands called Hogeweyk caught the world’s attention in 2009. In this edition of ‘World’s Untold Stories’, Yvonne van Amerongen, one of the founders of Hogeweyk, discusses the importance of community, purposeful engagement and the grouping of residents according to their previous lifestyle.

View CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s visit to Hogeweyk here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwiOBlyWpko

 

Listen to Yvonne van Amerongen’s TED Talk here:

https://www.ted.com/talks/yvonne_van_amerongen_the_dementia_village_that_s_redefining_elder_care?utm_source=newsletter_daily&utm_campaign=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_content=button__2019-03-11#t-618256

 

 

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