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What causes incontinence in dementia and how to manage it

When caring for your loved one with dementia it can be a traumatic experience when they start becoming incontinent. It […]
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Planning for your future: Have you considered the possibility of dementia?

With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia diagnosed globally each year1, planning for the possibility of developing dementia is […]
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How taking a break can benefit both the caregiver and loved one living with dementia

Taking care of a loved one living with dementia is a tremendous responsibility, and often one without respite. Which is […]
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Understanding the difference between short term and long term memory loss

Have you ever wondered why your loved one with dementia can remember something that happened to them decades ago in […]
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How using music and art therapy can aid people with dementia

It can be very challenging for a person with dementia to communicate their feelings, and as the illness progresses it […]
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Respite care for those living with dementia provides invaluable support to families

As many caregivers are aware, looking after someone with dementia in the home environment can be demanding, particularly when dementia […]
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Relaxation techniques and therapies for dementia care

Discovering or coming to terms with the fact that you have memory loss can be extremely difficult. Many people can […]
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Day Care Special: Less 20% on Day Care services

Day Care Special: Less 20% on Day Care services at Somerset West and Bryanston from 01 – 12 October 2018. […]
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Managing family conflicts when a parent is diagnosed with dementia

It is inevitable that as a parent gets older they become more and more reliant on their children for support, […]
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Online art exhibition to be launched on World Alzheimer’s Day

Local artists, art students, schools and members of the public are invited to submit original artworks on the theme ‘Remembering […]
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