Bay seniors may prefer not to imagine what life would be like with Alzheimer’s but the Swiss apparently aren’t. Plans are underfoot near Bern to build a housing project that is an exact replica of a 1950’s town. Everything will be staged so that elderly residents will literally be living in the past. Nurses and caretakers will be dressed as gardeners and shopkeepers. No one, of course, will be allowed to leave. Don’t believe me? Read about it here. Frankly I’m not sure that if I had dementia I’d care whether it was 1956 or 1978 or 2012.

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