Leaders in the field of ALzheimer’s and Dementia
We are dedicated to providing support for families and individuals to improve the lives of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia as well as their carers.
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About Alzheimer’s South Africa
Alzheimer’s South Africa NPC work with multiple organisations and partners to provide families with a wider range of services and activities.
We have established support groups throughout the country.
Friends and partners of Alzheimer’s South Africa NPC are welcome to borrow books from the library at our national office.
We have a small selection of books and leaflets for sale.
You have the Power to Educate Yourself About Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Whether you are caring for someone who has the disease; have a friend or family member about whom you’re concerned; or if you – yourself – have been recently diagnosed, in the fight against Alzheimer’s, education is a critically important “weapon.”
Too often, people dismiss the importance of Alzheimer’s education: “It’s not going to change the diagnosis … I’m better off not knowing what’s ahead … I can handle it. How hard can caregiving be …”
Equipping yourself with information about dementia will dramatically improve your quality of life as a caregiver and that of the person with the disease.
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Corona Virus – Tips for Families, Caregivers, People living with Dementia and Long Term Care Centres
The impact of the Corona-virus on people living with dementia cannot be underestimated. No one was prepared for the virus that hit our country earlier this year, and which has become a part of our lives. Hand sanitising, social distancing and wearing of masks have...
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Get into their World...don't try to bring them back to reality. An article submitted by Henry Spencer. When the person living with Alzheimer’s or family member that you are caring for, alludes to an incident or person incorrectly; or seems to be engaging in an...
Gardening with dementia - which is important now with Covid 19 when people with dementia are at home more than normal, the garden can be another place to share and enjoy. Gardens can be wonderfully therapeutic for everyone. They’re a place to unwind, enjoy fresh air,...
Perhaps you've seen your loved one who has dementia repeatedly rearrange, empty out and refill dresser drawers, and then move on to the cupboard and do the same thing there. This activity is known as rummaging, and it's a behavior that sometimes develops in...
Alzheimer’s South Africa facilitates support groups led by trained volunteers where family members, care givers, nurses and others can learn and support each other. We have support groups in every province of the country.
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Alzheimer’s South Africa relies on the support of individuals, members, the communities it serves and the business sector in order to render the essential services it provides. If you would like to discuss other ways to make a financial contribution please contact us.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all our events have been put on hold. Watch this space for more information.