Pop-up Tokyo restaurant highlights dementia awareness

National Sep 18, 2017

Pop-up Tokyo restaurant highlights dementia awareness

Diners have no complaints about the service at a pop-up restaurant in central Tokyo where the 17 waiters and waitresses all suffer from dementia. The Restaurant of Order Mistakes — a play on the title of a classic Japanese children's book, "The Restaurant of Many ...

Senile seniors challenge Japan Inc.

National Apr 10, 2014

Senile seniors challenge Japan Inc.

by Sawako Obara

As businesses grapple with the social changes being brought about by the rapidly graying population, dealing with senility has become a fact of life at shops and banks. Supermarket operators and banks have been struggling to figure out how best to handle customers with Alzheimer's ...