Open village for Alheimer's patients to open in south-east France

Inspired by a similar experiment in the Netherlands, local authorities in the Landes region of south-east France are funding the construction of a village with shops, a restaurant and a farm to accomodate about 120 people suffering from Alzheimer's disease in a far less constrained environment than current nursing homes.

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France has begun construction of an "Alzheimer's village" to serve as an open-structure facility that offers alternative therapies. It is slated to welcome approximately 120 patients upon completion by the end of 2019, reports Tech Times.