18 10, 2017

Does Your Loved One With Dementia Live In a Different Reality?

By | 2017-10-18T10:52:38+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Jura Care Blog, Resources|1 Comment

  Someone with Dementia commonly experiences memory loss. Usually the person's short-term memories are affected first; they're forgotten or confused with other memories. While their memories from long ago still remain. This might cause the [...]

7 09, 2017

Drugs To Avoid In Patients With Dementia

By | 2017-09-08T07:10:37+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Research, Resources|0 Comments

  Elderly people with dementia often tolerate drugs less favorably than healthy older adults. Reasons for this include: An increased sensitivity to certain side effects Difficulty with adhering to drug regimens Decreased ability [...]

12 08, 2017

Empathy and Dementia – An Important Resource For Caregivers

By | 2017-08-09T09:30:57+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Jura Care Blog, Resources|3 Comments

  Why Is There A Lack Of Empathy In People With Dementia? Researchers from Neuroscience Research Australia conducted a study in 2016 that evaluated the level of cognitive empathy in people with Alzheimer’s. The [...]

20 07, 2017

Difference Between Mild Forgetfulness and Serious Memory Problems

By | 2017-07-20T16:49:26+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Resources|0 Comments

  Everyone of us have forgotten a name at some time or another, where we put our keys, or if we've already locked the car. It’s normal to forget things once in a while. [...]

22 12, 2016

What is vascular dementia? Signs, symptoms and stages of the disease

By | 2016-12-22T07:09:38+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Resources|1 Comment

  Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia in South Africa. But what is vascular dementia? Is it different to Alzheimer’s? What causes it and how do you go forward [...]