dementiaThe Institute on Aging and Environment (IAE) is based at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Its mission is to promote research, scholarship, and community service concerning living environments for the elderly, especially those suffering from Alzheimer`s disease and other cognitive impairments. Institute staff have provided design assistance and other consulting services to more than 70 organizations from Maine to Hawaii that provide care and housing to people with dementia. The IAE also publishes several books and reports on the design and development of housing and care facilities for people with dementia.