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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

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

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