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5 ways to respond when your loved one with dementia keeps repeating questions

Loved ones who have Alzheimer’s, or other dementias, often exhibit repetitive behaviours such as asking the same questions, repeating actions, […]
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Mary Lou Jepsen: Scanning for a Better Life

Mary Lou Jepsen left behind her successful career in the tech world — which included top executive roles at Facebook, […]
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Striking the right balance between activity and rest time for the elderly

Optimal quality of life requires healthy stimulation aligned to individual capacity   Physical and cognitive stimulation, social interaction and time […]
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Online dementia support group launched

Facebook group assists people caring for loved ones with dementia A Facebook support group that aims to provide a safe […]
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My best friend’s mother has dementia, how can I support her family?

Dementia can slowly creep up on any family, no matter how healthy or happy the person may seem. When a […]
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Dementia care villages strive to recreate the essence of ‘home’

Attention to detail eases the transition to a rewarding new phase of life  What is it that makes a building […]
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Dementia care villages enhance quality of life for those impacted by dementia

Ageing population highlights the need for dedicated dementia care resources Against the backdrop of an ageing global population, the number […]
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Caregiver stress symptoms to look out for

The caregivers of loved ones and patients living with dementia are certainly unsung heroes. However, their role can cause caregiver […]
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Join our online dementia support group on Facebook

We understand that the pressures of living a busy lifestyle doesn’t always allow caregivers the time to attend our weekly […]
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The importance of lighting for people with dementia

There are several common problems experienced by those with dementia. We will discuss two: Sleep disturbances: Difficulty falling asleep or […]
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