An urban think tank says Sydney is woefully unprepared to meet the needs of its ageing population and urges local authorities to start developing dementia strategies in response to the projected increase in the number of people living with the condition.
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A South Australian project that brought together seniors and primary school children has shown promise as a way of combating stigma and boosting the development of dementia-friendly communities.
The need to design towns and cities that support the independence of older people and those living with dementia is the “new normal”, says architect Guy Luscombe who has developed a toolkit for planners and councils.
Short film for Italian-speaking clients challenges taboos; learning from overseas on dementia-friendly communities.