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Inside the Dutch ‘dementia village’ that offers beer, bingo, and top-notch healthcare

Residents of Hogeweyk, a village located in Weesp, Netherlands, lead a normal life. They go to the grocery store, complain about the weather, and enjoy a weekly game of bingo.
But there’s one thing that sets the 152 residents apart from the general public: Everyone has an advanced form of dementia.