Online dementia support group launched

A Facebook support group that aims to provide a safe and accessible space for individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s and dementia to connect with each other and occupational therapists experienced in dementia care has been launched by Livewell Villages, a dementia care facility in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Young soccer star to strut his stuff in Italy

While other people are watching the Soccer World Cup on television, a junior soccer player from Merafong will soon be off on his own international soccer adventure.

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Bloeddruk in ‘n neutedop

Bloeddruk kan gedefinieer word as die krag wat bloed uitoefen op die wande van jou are soos dit deur die liggaam sirkuleer. Wanneer die druk te hoog is, affekteer dit die arteriële wand negatief, en die hart moet harder werk. Faktore soos oefening, spanning en emosies kan ‘n tydelike styging in bloeddruk veroorsaak, en is…

Healthy Mom=Healthy Family

The period following the birth of a baby is fundamental to both the survival of the new child, but also for the quality of life of the mother as well.

Canine Distemper (Hondesiekte)

‘n Buurdorp het op die oomblik ‘n uitbraak van Hondesiekte en alle eienaars moet onthou om hul diere teen die siekte in te ent.

Take the first step to becoming a financially confident woman

Taking charge of your finances can be daunting. Some people choose not to because they prefer to live in denial rather than deal with the reality of their situation. Others have no alternative, but are intimidated because they don’t know where to start.

642 million people will live with Diabetes by 2040

415 million people currently live with diabetes, with this figure expected to grow to 642 million people by 2040 according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). More distressingly, for the first time it is estimated there are now more than half a million children aged 14 and younger living with type 1 diabetes according to the 7th IDF Diabetes Atlas.

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