Yio Chu Kang is 3rd town to feature dementia-friendly murals

Murals at Block 626 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 that are meant to help those with dementia find their way around.
Murals at Block 626 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 that are meant to help those with dementia find their way around.ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN

SINGAPORE - Visitors to certain Housing Board blocks in Yio Chu Kang will be greeted by paintings of creatures like the Merlion and sports icons like footballer Lionel Messi.

The colourful murals on the walls are part of efforts to help people with dementia draw connections between the artwork and a familiar area.

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