• Sun city/Arizona, a city only for the elder people.Ellen Curry in her golf cart

    Ellen Curry, a 77 year old widow from Canada, drives her golf cart through Sun City/Arizona

  • "1890" , the corporate magazine of Germany´s biggest insurance company Allianz issued a special edition about care. For the  report "Care under palm trees"  I was sent to Sun City/Arizona, a paradise for the elderly, designed for the needs of retired people like health care centers, hospitals, golf courses and budget cremators. The next destination on this journey was  Alzheimer village, founded by Swiss Martin Woodli. Patients receive personal care 24/7 and live next to locals in a small community outside Chiang Mai/Thailand.

  • Sun city/Arizona, a city only for the elder people. Dancers in the dark.

    Dancers at dawn in the Sun Bowl in Sun City, where a Frank Villa Revival Band brings back memories

  • Sun city/Arizona, a city only for the elder people. Fitness center.

    Cardio training session, Sun City/Arizona

  • Sun city/Arizona, a city only for the elder people. Cremation advertise

    Cremation advertisement above a shopping mall parking lot

  • Sun City, paradise for the elderly. Wes Clubb.

    80 year old man in front of his house in Sun City/Arizona

  • Sun city/Arizona, a city only for the elder people. Ellen Curry at home

    77 year old widow Ellen Curry on her bed. The wall paintings were designed by her husband

  • Alzheimer Village Chiang Mai, Thailand. Elisabeth has to be reminded where she is

    Reminders for 92 year old Alzheimer patient Elisabeth

  • Alzheimer Village in Chiang Mai. Elisabeth and her personal carer

    92 year old Elisabeth and her Personal Carer

  • Alzheimer village in Chiang Mai/Thailand. Elisabeth and a personal carer

    Elisabeth on her way to the hairdresser

  • Alzheimer village in Chiang Mai. Elisabeth at the hairdresser

    Elisabeth enjoys her hair appointment

  • Alzheimer village in Chiang Mai. Elisabeth takes a nap

    TIme for a siesta