Easter Activities For Those Living With Dementia

Easter Activities For Those Living With Dementia

If you’re spending Easter with a loved one who has dementia, there are plenty ways make sure you both enjoy yourselves. Make an Easter bonnet, organising an egg hunt, or eat hot crossed buns together, but whatever you do, just make sure your loved one with dementia...
The dangers of driving when diagnosed with dementia

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. However, the quick reaction and concentration needed for safe driving decreases with age and being diagnosed with dementia speeds up this process. In order to drive safely...
Pathways of communication

Pathways of communication

It is often found that communication falls to the wayside when a person is diagnosed with Dementia. Expressing and understanding language becomes difficult, frustrating and in some instances impossible. The reality is that even though a person is “quiet”...
Families need not face their loved one’s dementia alone

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 of younger senior citizens also being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other conditions marked by cognitive decline, more families are...
The lessons my mother’s dementia has taught me

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 adults. With the month of February being the month of love, we decided to highlight a very special bond of love and that is between mother and child; and...