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Forget me not – being there for your spouse with memory loss

February is the month of love, Valentine’s Day sees many partners spending the day together reminiscing over past...
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What makes Livewell the ideal place for specialised dementia care

The moment that you find out that either you or a loved one are diagnosed with dementia, it...
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5 memory boosting foods your diet needs

Just as there is no magic pill to prevent cognitive decline, no single almighty brain food can ensure...
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Can dementia be prevented?

Dementia has become a rapidly growing public health problem that affects about 50 million people around the world....
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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Health And Information Services

Managing people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia by yourself can be incredibly tough whether you are a family...
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A Mediterranean-style diet can play a protective role against cognitive decline

Dementia affects 5.8 million people in the United States alone, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, so there is...
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Why self-care is important for dementia caregivers?

Ask anyone caring for a loved one with a serious illness what they do for self-care, and you’ll...
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Marike Coetzee, Occupational Therapist at Livewell, chats about dementia day care

Marike Coetzee studied Occupational Therapy at the University of Stellenbosch. She graduated in 2012 and has been involved...
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Specialist Alzheimer’s support is available for families with diagnosed loved ones

When you start to suspect that a loved one may be experiencing the symptoms of a condition marked...
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Clinical psychologist, Anton Böhmer talks about diagnosing dementia

Anton is a Clinical Psychologist, based in Stellenbosch, with a strong interest in neuro-/cognitive psychology, especially in the...
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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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