Forget-me-nots in Purley: how the town became ‘dementia friendly’ | Cities | The Guardian

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***Creative Aging Series: Dementia Friendly Communities***

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            An important aspect of the Creative Aging movement is transforming our communities so they are easy places for all of us to navigate. Over the last 20 years, beginning in Japan, people have recognized the importance of making the community more accommodating for people with dementia. Today’s post tells the story of what is happening in Purley, a suburb of London, and has implications and ideas for all communities to consider.

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“The Croydon suburb has been named a safe space for people with dementia, an idea born in the cities of Japan. Campaigners now want London to become the world’s first dementia-friendly capital – but what would that mean?”

Source: Forget-me-nots in Purley: how the town became ‘dementia friendly’ | Cities | The Guardian

Courtesy of Growing Bolder

Courtesy of Growing Bolder

Courtesy of Growing Bolder

Courtesy of Growing Bolder

The Creative Apothecary Applauds Purley As An Age-Friendly Community!

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