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What services do Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities offer?People with dementia and Alzheimer's require specialised care. Whilst there are many nursing homes, retirement villages and frail care options available for seniors, people living with memory loss disorders need specialised care that only an Alzheimer's facility can offer. When looking for specialised dementia care and Alzheimer's facility, these are just some of the things you should look out for. 24 Feb 2021 Read more

What you need to know about dementia and diabetesWhile there is no proven direct link between diabetes being a direct causal factor of dementia, the number of type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising. 29 Jan 2021 Read more

Do you understand the different stages of dementia?The word 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving, language and other cognitive impairments. The Alzheimer's Society has explained that these changes are often small to start with, but for someone with dementia, they have become severe enough to affect daily life. 29 Jan 2021 Read more

Respite care for those living with dementia provides invaluable support to familiesAs many caregivers are aware, looking after someone with dementia in the home environment can be demanding, particularly when dementia has reached a more advanced stage. 4 Nov 2020 Read more

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's? Here's how to prioritise your own mental healthCaregivers who take care of loved ones who have dementia or a memory disorder are most at risk of developing compassion fatigue or depression. They face the overwhelming emotions that come from watching as their loved ones' disease progresses every day. The fatigue and exhaustion of round the clock dementia care, coupled with increased isolation during a pandemic, all add up. 2 Nov 2020 Read more

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