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Cover of PAS Memo November-December 2021: Planning for Dementia-Friendly Communities

Planning for Dementia-Friendly Communities

November/December 2021

The number of older adults with dementia is increasing, yet planners rarely consider their needs in plans, programs, or designs. This PAS Memo offers a wide range of strategies to help planners make communities dementia-friendly to improve quality of life for all. 

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