The physical demands of work have declined while medical treatments have improved so that people are now living much longer. Of course, age brings new challenges and illnesses, too. A common disease of old age is Alzheimer’s, a common form of dementia. For these patients, it is extremely difficult to retain their independence as they often need help with even the simplest everyday activities. Hôpital Privé Gériatrique les Magnolias in Ballainvilliers, France, is a special hospital for the elderly with a separate department for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s. Based on humanity and dignity, the hospital’s concept is unique.