The role of the female caregiver in dementia care

The role of the female caregiver in dementia care

August is Women’s month and we would like to use this opportunity to highlight the important role female caregivers play in caregiving. When you think of dementia and dementia care, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t that they are gendered issues –...
Are you in need of dementia health and information services?

Are you in need of dementia health and information services?

Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills, severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to...
End of life care for people with dementia

End of life care for people with dementia

As they reach the end of life, people who have been living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease present specific challenges for those who care for them. While dementia is a gradual deterioration for many years, it is still a terminal disease. As with any other...
People with Alzheimer’s requires specialised caregiving

People with Alzheimer’s requires specialised caregiving

It can be really tough on families when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, or any other form of dementia. From learning what the disease is all about and how it affects the loved one, to deciding what the best form of action will be in terms of home care or a...