Places of Interest nearby
Location address: Nederland, Amsterdam, Heemraadweg
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Dementia patients in Netherlands aren’t locked away in nursing homes. People with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease live in this town that has been specially created to accommodate the needs of everyone. Hogeweyk is sponsored by a government-funded company . It consists of 150 residents who live in 23 homes and stretches over 3 acres. They have access to a supermarket, cafe, hardware store, salon, restaurant and theatre. Not to mention dedicated therapy, outpatient care facilities, as well as caregivers that help them with housework.