Personal Hygiene and Dementia: Tips for Caregivers

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 combing or styling their hair, or even remembering to bathe themselves or to brush their teeth. For many, they might not even remember what they once used a...
The importance of classical music and dementia

The importance of classical music and dementia

Music has always been an integral part in the holistic treatment of patients with a wide variety of ailments, however recent research over the last couple of years has unveiled some incredible insight into its effects on people with dementia. Classical music, in...
How to care for aging parents when living abroad

How to care for aging parents when living abroad

The festive season brings families together from all over the world, this includes family members that live abroad who travel thousands of kilometres just for the holidays. It is a wonderful time of the year, but for some it can be fraught with anxiety and guilt...
How to prepare for a dementia friendly Christmas

How to prepare for a dementia friendly Christmas

Christmas is a time to gather with family and friends and to enjoy wonderful meals together – something we all look forward to – including older people and people living with dementia. To ensure no one misses out on the food pleasures of Christmas, we’ve...