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Where am I? A dementia-friendly site

Ephemeral or permanent loss of orientation is an experience associated with dementia and frankly, no one is immune to forget where they are. Senior a dementia friendly spaces need more wayfinding than typically found in cities.

Because typically seniors and wheelchair users look mostly down, wayfinding is best placed on the pavement or at a lower height.

As Canadian population ages, we need to consider adding layers of intuitive wayfinding as a sidewalk standard design.


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