Author: Livewell

5 Tips for Connecting to Someone with Dementia

Instantly knowing how to communicate with a person living with dementia isn’t easy but it’s a skill we...
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Tips for dementia caregivers

Very few people outside of the healthcare industry would have answered “caregiver”, when asked their dream career growing...
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Therapy, stimulation and hobbies offered at Livewell

It’s important to know that behaviour issues, depression, anxiety and many other symptoms associated with dementia can be...
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Dementia and Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder (the chromosome abnormality is acquired at the time of conception) in which...
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Making the decision, caring for your loved one at home or in a facility

If your loved one is living with dementia and you are struggling with the decision as to whether...
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Sharing the journey

For many of our families, the decision to send their parents to a care facility is always a...
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Explaining dementia to children

Finding out that someone close to you has dementia, and then coping with it from day to day,...
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Recognizing early dementia signs

The early signs of dementia are very subtle and vague and may not be immediately obvious. Early symptoms...
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When is it the right time to move your loved one to a facility

Moving your loved to a dementia care facility can be an exhausting and emotionally challenging process. Your first...
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Common eating challenges associated with dementia

A person with dementia may find eating difficult. Loss of appetite, loss of memory and problems with judgement...
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Arrive as family, live with dignity and purpose.

Since 2011, the Livewell Group has been at the forefront of dementia and Alzheimer’s care in South Africa. We are motivated by a personal and heartfelt concern for the dignity and care of our elders and our efforts continue to be encouraged by the strong market need for specialised individual care.

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