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MUZUS – Mantel care simulator

By 31-12-2021

One Week About The Social Design Lobby, today MUZUS

In 2030, 25% of the Netherlands will be older than 65. Everyone will be directly or indirectly affected by informal care, and we must prepare for this now. Yet, we postpone the discussion about it. Because our research shows that everyone wants to grow old, but no one wants to be old.

In order to stimulate this conversation, MUZUS has developed the Mantel care simulator (in collaboration with De Kwekerij). In a serene white house, you experience in three minutes what it would be like to be in need of help, while an actress occasionally dabs your forehead. The Simulator toured the Netherlands and gave many people a different perspective on the subject.

In the countdown to the new year, we also count down to the start of the Social Design Scheurkalender 2022. The calendar can still be ordered via and will be sent to you. The more people tear up, the better the position of social design!

Photos: Sofie van Greevenbroek