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Overcoming dining difficulties associated with dementia

Few people are aware of the difficulties mealtimes may present for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of […]
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Dementia – A major concern facing the elderly and their families in South Africa

“Dementia is one of the more significant healthcare burdens facing particularly older members of our community and their families today. […]
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Sensory room calming for those with dementia who are suffering from anxiety

Livewell Villages, Bryanston has developed a ‘sensory room’, an innovative new international concept in the care of people with dementia, […]
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Livewell Villages launch Dementia Conversations

We are excited to announce the launch of Dementia Conversations, our new Support Group event format. Our traditional support groups […]
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Personal Hygiene and Dementia: Tips for Caregivers

As the illness progresses, a person living with dementia will start to find simple tasks challenging such as combing or […]
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The importance of classical music and dementia

Music has always been an integral part in the holistic treatment of patients with a wide variety of ailments, however […]
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How to care for aging parents when living abroad

The festive season brings families together from all over the world, this includes family members that live abroad who travel […]
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Keeping family ties strong when an elderly relative is in residential care

Many people associate elderly residential care facilities with a disconnect from family life, both for their elderly relative and the […]
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How to prepare for a dementia friendly Christmas

Christmas is a time to gather with family and friends and to enjoy wonderful meals together – something we all […]
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Is home care the best option for your loved one living with dementia?

This is probably a question you may have asked yourself many times if your loved one has been diagnosed with […]
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