Rickshaw rides for Dementia

Rickshaw rides for Dementia

One of the problems facing people living with dementia is the increasing sense of isolation that affects so many. As the disease begins to take hold, many people lose the confidence to go out and about on their own, fearing that they may lose their way on unfamiliar...
Is watching television good for people with dementia?

Is watching television good for people with dementia?

Keeping someone with dementia meaningfully occupied and stimulated can prove challenging at times. Watching television is one of those activities that can happily fill a lull in the day and provide both the person with dementia and their caregiver a moment to catch...
Dementia Carers: How to Take Care of Your Own Needs

Dementia Carers: How to Take Care of Your Own Needs

It goes without saying that caring for a loved one who has dementia is an exhausting job, physically, emotionally and mentally. In many ways it echoes the tricky and often lonely period of time in our lives when we are caring for young children. Often the needs of the...