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12 08, 2017

Empathy and Dementia – An Important Resource For Caregivers

By |2019-07-12T07:57:16+00:00August 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 |2019-07-12T07:57:19+00:00July 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. [...]

24 05, 2017

How To Prevent & Treat Bed Sores With 5 Questions

By |2019-07-12T07:57:24+00:00May 24th, 2017|Jura Care Blog, Resources|0 Comments

1. How do bed sores form? Someone who is lying in bed for extended periods of time without being able to move around is vulnerable to getting bed sores, also called pressure sores. Bed [...]

22 12, 2016

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

By |2019-07-12T07:57:31+00:00December 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 [...]

21 10, 2016

6 Treatable Conditions That Mimic Dementia

By |2019-07-12T07:57:34+00:00October 21st, 2016|Research, Resources|0 Comments

  The troublesome symptoms of dementia may actually be caused by an unrelated problem whose symptoms copycat Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Gary Small, a noted expert on Alzheimer’s disease and co-author with Gigi Vorgan [...]

3 10, 2016

Rare Dementia Side Effect Leaves Mother ‘Constantly Happy’

By |2019-07-12T07:57:35+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Resources|1 Comment

  A daughter has described both the struggle and the joy of a rare and remarkable side effect of her mum's dementia which means she is constantly happy. Maureen Barnett, 65, was diagnosed [...]

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