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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 00:00

Taking time off from care giving responsibilities may seem like an unfathomable task. There is so much organisation, logistics and planning to do, and not forgetting that you need to deal with – the guilt.

Monday, 02 October 2017 00:00

One of the inevitabilities of a disease such as Parkinson’s is that it is a progressive disease - where daily difficulties steadily become more challenging over time. The greatest challenge of all, is learning to adapt to these changes.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:00

As South Africa transitions into spring and summer, the warm weather awaits and poses a great risk for the elderly.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:15

If someone you know or care for has been suffering from some form of mental disorder or illness for quite some time, it will be common knowledge that they more-often-than-not experience trouble with their sleeping pattern.

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:00

Ranging from new ways to predict the onset of Alzheimer’s to the testing of new dementia medications, new light has been shed on a growing understanding and knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease. Here are just 5 of the many new findings:

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 11:45

Mid to late-stage dementia presents its fair share of challenges – the most significant of which being behavioural changes and break downs in communication. Late-stage dementia can often be characterised by paranoid, aggressive and occasionally violent behaviour, and can be difficult for family members and carers to understand and control.

As a carer it is highly recommended that you familiarise yourself with some of the most common situations which may present themselves in the daily life of someone with late-stage dementia.

Monday, 17 July 2017 01:00

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an easily treatable infection known to cause havoc with dementia sufferers causing sudden behavioural changes, rather than the common physical symptoms experienced with a UTI. That’s why understanding how this common infection affects those with dementia is paramount, and even more so, is learning to recognise the signs so that further health complications can be avoided!

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 00:00

A common outcome of those with Alzheimer’s or dementia is their tendency to withdraw from social activities, family and friends over time. Sadly, this can tend to have negative effects on their cognitive function and can actually lead to further impairment.

Monday, 19 June 2017 02:00

Looking after elderly parents, especially if they have dementia can be stressful and oftentimes incredibly trying. But there are areas of constant contention that can be avoided with just two life changing conducts. Here they are.

Monday, 05 June 2017 01:00

While many people are complaining about the lack of adequate services in South Africa, others are rolling up their sleeves and doing something about it.

Cwengi Myeni is one of those people. She not only cares about the many young children who are orphaned through HIV/AIDS but she cares about their carers too. Many of whom are grandmothers, who instead of resting in their twilight years, are looking after the village children who have no one else to care for them.

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