What are your dementia care options this holiday season?

What are your dementia care options this holiday season?

Full time caring for a loved one who has dementia can, if you’re not careful, result in caregiver burnout. Being responsible for someone with dementia day in and day out takes a lot of energy and patience, which takes its toll emotionally and mentally. All caregivers...
Home Care vs Specialised Dementia Care at Livewell

Home Care vs Specialised Dementia Care at Livewell

The moment that you find out that your loved one is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s, it can turn your world around. There is so much you need to learn about the illness, how to treat it, how to provide the right kind of environment that is safe and suited...
Why should Alzheimer’s carers prioritise their mental health?

Why should Alzheimer’s carers prioritise their mental health?

While full-time caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be rewarding, it can also be all-consuming. It takes its toll both mentally and physically on carers. The pandemic has also made it that much harder by isolating Alzheimer’s carers from their...