When a patient starts to experience memory loss and other forms of cognitive decline, it can be a stressful, uncertain, and trying time for everyone involved. The MoCA is a brief 30-question test that takes around 10 to 12 minutes to complete and helps assess people for cognitive impairment.
I’m one of those people who finds marketing myself very difficult! I love ‘doing the work’ but publicising it is not easy. So, I thought I’d let one of the participants in the last ‘Transforming the Dementia Journey’ course tell you about her experience. I’m so grateful to Allyson for letting me share her story.
WHAT: "DEMENTIA CONNECTIONS" WORKSHOPS IN CAPE TOWN & ONLINE NATIONWIDE. The workshops are taking place in small groups (5 - 7 participants) and are aimed at Family Members of Elders suffering from Dementia.
Emotional resilience for those who care by Alice Ashwell, PhD.
Here are ten communications tips that can help Alzheimer's caregivers improve their daily life.
Sometimes it helps to look at each situation from the perspective, or from out of the eyes of the person living with dementia.
How will you know when your parents need assistance, and that something might be wrong with them? One thing for sure is they won't tell you.
21st September sees the World Alzheimer’s Day and reminds us to deal with a very real challenge for all of us. Dementia affects 1 in 20 people over the age of 65 and 1 in 5 over the age of 80.