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The dangers of driving when diagnosed with dementia

Driving has become a routine part in adult life for many people; it is a symbol of independence....
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How learning a third language can impact the development of dementia

Dementia is a complex topic as it affects each person differently. When many people hear the term dementia,...
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Pathways of communication

It is often found that communication falls to the wayside when a person is diagnosed with Dementia. Expressing...
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Families need not face their loved one’s dementia alone

With approximately one-in-six people over the age of 85 developing a condition associated with dementia, and increasing numbers...
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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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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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