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Subject: Germany’s prototype for the aging-friendly city of the future

 

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Tonic for tumultuous times.

There’s a city in Germany meticulously designed for older people. What makes it so senior-friendly? A revolutionary municipal agency: the Department of Future Aging. From a magazine published by and for seniors to numbered benches that help people with dementia find their way, could this be a model for cities everywhere? Let’s stroll around...

 

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