Tips for dementia caregivers

Tips for dementia caregivers

Very few people outside of the healthcare industry would have answered “caregiver,” when asked their dream career. It isn’t an option on the recommended career list or a career openly spoken about. Yet most caregivers serve out of love and respect. Few realize just...
Tips for dementia caregivers

Tips for dementia caregivers

Very few people outside of the healthcare industry would have answered “caregiver,” when asked their dream career. It isn’t an option on the recommended career list or a career openly spoken about. Yet most caregivers serve out of love and respect. Few realize just...
Providing first aid to someone with dementia

Providing first aid to someone with dementia

According to the World Health Organisation, approximately 47.5 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. This number is set to skyrocket with the increasing elderly population. Providing first aid for patients with dementia can be challenging and it’s important...
What causes wandering in people with dementia?

What causes wandering in people with dementia?

When your loved one has dementia, they may not remember their name or address, and can become disoriented, even in familiar places. Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous and it is one of the biggest concerns for caregivers. As the disease progresses,...
Could boosting cognitive abilities start with your gut?

Could boosting cognitive abilities start with your gut?

New research suggests taking probiotics could be beneficial for memory, particularly for those with dementia. They’re often taken to improve gut health and boost immunity, but researchers from Iran say probiotics could also benefit brain health. In a recent trial of...