What to know before caregiving for a parent with dementia

What to know before caregiving for a parent with dementia

Choosing to care for your parents or loved ones with dementia is a very difficult and emotional decision to make. Dementia care facilities such as Livewell offer fantastic support, care and assistance to those living with dementia but unfortunately not all families...
Why speaking about dementia is so important

Why speaking about dementia is so important

We are certain that it comes as no surprise that there is a specific stigma associated with dementia. It is not something that families want to openly talk about to their friends or sometimes even admit to themselves. We’re here to tell you that not only is it...
How loved ones with dementia benefit from your visits

How loved ones with dementia benefit from your visits

Visiting your loved ones who are living with dementia, especially in a long term care facility, can elicit a variety of emotions. It can be a very rewarding and joyful experience, or it may sadden or frustrate you, depending on the response of your loved one, and...