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Dementia Nursing Homes vs Specialised Care

Sorting through the options when considering how best to care for someone with dementia can be challenging. The...
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Are there treatments available for people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s?

A dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis of a loved one can be devastating to a family, the disease itself...
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Finding long-term care for a person living with dementia

Individuals living with dementia and Alzheimer’s typically require a more advanced level of care, known as long-term dementia...
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Livewell Villages and Border2Beach partners to raise awareness for dementia

Jonathan Anderson, Jono, as he was more affectionately known by those close to him, was diagnosed with dementia...
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Understanding the 10 warning signs and symptoms of dementia

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of dementia, a brain disease that causes a...
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Healthy and Nutritious Winter Recipes for your Loved Ones

Food that keeps you warm is exactly what you need during the cold days of the winter. Take...
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20 tips for caregivers of people living with dementia

Very few people outside of the healthcare industry would have answered “caregiver,” when asked their dream career. It...
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Is senior assisted living or dedicated dementia care more suited for my loved one?

It is not an easy decision to make when the time comes for you to move an aging...
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Rose Polkey shares practical coping strategies for families affected by dementia

Rose Polkey is a dementia coach and counsellor. Through her experience of dementia in those closest to her...
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Love and Dementia: Caring for a spouse with memory loss

Discovering that your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia can be quite an emotional time and it...
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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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