Health

Dementia: Each a personal story

The following was written by Elsie van Douwe, sharing her experience with caring for a family member suffering from dementia. “Dementia is a disease that takes away your dignity. It takes away your ability to be who you used to be. You lose your character and integrity. You become unable to do what you used […]

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DementiaSA – Upholding dignity

All information is taken from the DementiaSA website with kind permission by DementiaSA. DementiaSA is a South African Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) that assists families, communities and health professionals who have limited access to private health care, to live with dementia or care for those with dementia. DementiaSA is committed to upholding the dignity of all […]

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Not all doctors wear stethoscopes

Laptops and PC’s (Personal Computers) form an integral part of most people’s everyday life. We all have experienced a moment of disbelief… Oh no! My computer is not working or crashed! We go through emotions that range from anger to losing hope, and the immediate reaction is one of becoming despondent, and desperate. After having […]