The 10 Forms Of Dementia

The 10 Forms Of Dementia

Dementia is a brain disorder and isn’t a normal part of ageing. It is caused when brain cells die more quickly than in normal ageing. Over time, people with dementia experience a loss of memory and other mental abilities. It can be severe enough to interfere with...
Keeping Dementia At Bay

Keeping Dementia At Bay

Lifestyle choices at every stage of your life can help to slow and prevent dementia. Here are some lifestyle changes that you and your loved ones can make! Take obesity, high blood pressure and hypertension seriously. Monitor your vitals and keep them under control. A...
Signs of Dementia, Spot Them Early

Signs of Dementia, Spot Them Early

Dementia is an illness affecting the brain, leading to memory loss and declining mental and cognitive abilities. Losing oneself is extremely traumatic and spotting the signs of dementia early can help us to slow its progression and relieve stress on ourselves and our...
Communicating with a Dementia Parent

Communicating with a Dementia Parent

As both caregiver and child of a dementia parent, responding to dementia symptoms and their changing behaviour is extremely stressful, especially since their cognitive abilities are affected (memory, language, reasoning, and more), and mum or dad may find it hard to...
Caring Through the 7 Dementia Stages

Caring Through the 7 Dementia Stages

My grandfather contracted dementia in his 70s. At first, he seemed fine – just an occasional forgetfulness and absentminded pacing around the house. He still remembered to take his medication, and his signature chuckle regularly appeared. Then, he started to progress...
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