Caring for the Elderly with Parkinson’s Disease: Understanding and Addressing the Challenges
Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder that affects movement and mobility. As people with Parkinson's age, the symptoms can become more pronounced, making it more challenging for them to perform daily activities and maintain independence. For family members and...
How do nursing homes help the community?
Nursing homes are places where senior citizens can live. They usually have staff who can help with daily living activities and provide social and recreational activities. Many nursing homes also provide health care services.
How to keep your frail elderly loved ones safe and comfortable
As we get older, we often rely on others for help with activities of daily living. While our family and friends may be more than happy to provide this assistance, they must do so in a way that keeps us safe and comfortable.
Five ways to make life easier for someone with Dementia
When a person is diagnosed with Dementia, it can be difficult for them and their loved ones to cope. However, there are many ways to make life easier for someone with Dementia, from providing support and understanding to making changes in the home.
Respite care: Keeping the dignity of our elders.
Respite care is a vital service that helps keep our elders’ dignity. It provides much-needed relief for caregivers while ensuring seniors receive the care and attention they need.
How frail care can improve your quality of life
Frail care can help you live a better quality of life if you’re struggling to maintain your independence as you age. Designed to support people who cannot care for themselves
Christmas dolls: A creative morning
On November 30, we made toilet rolls that Dini and her team had already painted and decorated with beards and eyes the previous year, filled with chocolates and “hats” made of cupcake papers. Once again, the ladies enjoyed this activity tremendously.
Painting/Drawing: A creative morning
On 26 Jan 2023 we held a painting/drawing creative session in the morning. Residents could colour or sketch or paint with paint or pencils. They all agreed that it was very relaxing and enjoyed the morning.
Gratitude tree: A creative morning
On Thursday, 9 Feb 2023, we made a gratitude tree with our residents. They had to decorate a tree we printed on paper for them and write things they are grateful for on the side of the tree. It was fun, and the resident’s art work was so pretty.
Beads: A creative morning
Our life coach/counsellor, Lara Klopper brought all the beads she had collected over the years for some of the residents to string beads and make bracelets and necklaces.
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