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The lessons my mother’s dementia has taught me

Watching your parent develop dementia is a very heartbreaking moment and an incredibly hard thing to face as...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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