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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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