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A son and daughter share their experience of having a parent diagnosed with dementiaA dementia diagnosis affects the whole family, not just the patient; family members of a Livewell resident speak out about what they have experienced. 17 Jul 2020 Read more

Of love and loss: when your partner has dementia"He will always be my husband. It's the disease that has taken so much away from me," says Glynis Williams. "Richard," she continues, "is still Richard." 22 Jun 2020 Read more

Caregivers must take care of their own mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown or risk burnout. Here's how...South Africans - and around a quarter of the world's population - are now weeks into lockdown or 'shelter at home' decrees, as the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to make its devastating mark on the world. For carers of people living with dementia, the lockdown means being the primary (or sole) caregiver around the clock - piling stressor on top of existing stressors and making burnout an ever more imminent threat. 10 Jun 2020 Read more

Grandparents with dementia: helping kids engage with kindness and careMany children enjoy a particularly special bond with their grandparents. If they are lucky enough to have them, grandparents are a valuable outer ring of the nuclear family. They are often able to offer the best elements of parenting (such as love, support, attention and the occasional treat) with fewer of the downsides (such as being the disciplinarian who must ensure homework is done and rooms are cleaned). 7 May 2020 Read more

Livewell launches rebranding campaign, aiming to identify the need for specialised dementia care in South AfricaHighlighting the need for specialised dementia care in South Africa, with their staff at the heart of their new campaign, Livewell rebrands. 7 Apr 2020 Read more

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