The Bus Stop

A nursing home in Düsseldorf, Germany has come up with a stunningly simple solution to the problem of Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients getting disoriented and wandering away. It’s a low-tech solution that not only addresses this heart-breaking situation with kindness and respect, but allows, in a sense, for a kind of time travel to take place. Take a listen to hear what the clever folks at the Benrath Senior Center dreamed up.

Listen to BUS

Story starts at approx: 01:00

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