Recent studies have shown a link between higher than average blood pressure and dementia. How can you help keep your blood pressure down? Read more » Can lowering blood pressure help reduce the risk of dementia?
Cognitive disabilities affect 3 per cent of Australians and can greatly impact daily life. So what are they? And how can intellectual impairments be diagnosed? Read more » What are cognitive disabilities?
Rest assured that your loved one with dementia will be safe and continue to live a happy, fulfilling life by employing these tactics to design a dementia-friendly home. Here, we talk about encouraging engagement, avoiding frustration, mitigating risks and providing emergency response options. Read more » Designing a dementia-friendly home
Montessori methods have proven effective at helping those with dementia live more fulfilled lives. We explore how it works, and why it’s important. Read more » Discover how Montessori methods are helping people with dementia
Traditionally, the new year is the perfect time to set some resolutions and better yourself. However, we think this year’s goals should go beyond yourself. Read more » The healthiest New Year’s resolutions can improve the lives of others too
September is Dementia Awareness Month, and the importance of talking about the diseases cannot be overstated. This year’s theme is ‘You Are Not Alone’. Read more » Alzheimer’s awareness and dealing with dementia
This April, runners and walkers will take part in the Memory Walk & Jog to help raise funds and awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. Read more » Walking the walk in aid of Alzheimer’s with Tunstall Healthcare
Leaving hearing loss untreated can often result in the problem becoming worse, and it has also been linked to dementia in older people. Read more » Could hearing loss heighten risk of dementia in older people?
One of the lesser known side effects of stress is the link to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Here we take a look at the connection between the two. Read more » Could stress contribute towards Alzheimer’s disease?
For those ageing with dementia, there is a range of assistive technology that allows clients to be more at ease in their own homes. Read more » A new study could aid in the early detection of cognitive issues