Exciting find in Alzheimer's research

Neurons die earlier than experts previously thought

…and stopping the process could prevent the disease from ever developing, finds a new study from Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Japan. This has been reported in Medical News Today.

Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, and as many as 5-million people in the United States live with the disease. It causes a range of symptoms that begin with memory loss and confusion before progressing to difficulties with orientation, thinking, and speech.

COVID-19: Nursing Care Homes

2020/03/24

The safest place for older people. Aged care residents should not be pulled out of nursing homes because of coronavirus concerns, the Australian federal government says. This comes from Australian-based Channel 9.

COVID-19: Elderly Shopping

2020/03/24

Checkers, Shoprite offer pensioners special treatment. Bussinesstech says that Shoprite and Checkers supermarkets will open special till points for pensioners and vulnerable people due to the coronavirus. 

COVID-19: Drastic times, drastic measures, but hope springs eternal

2020/03/19

The COVID-19 virus has brought havoc to the world. Ensure you know what to do if you think you may have caught the virus, and how to bring peace to your troubled mind. These are extraordinary times, unprecedented in modern history.

Stroke Survivor Series: With a little help from my friends

2020/03/19

I had a wonderful time with these stroke survivors at their support meeting. They’ve had it tough. But they’ve got grit and determination. It’s called guts, and they’ve made a pretty splendid job of making life work… 

Nola Dippenaar: Food for Thought

2020/03/13

In Professor Nola Dippenaar’s continuing series on health matters for La Vie Care Wellness she looks at the importance of correct diet. While she says that exercise will always come first, what we eat comes a close second!

A very special person & a very special facility!

2020/03/06

La Vie Care at Waterkloof Marina is about to open its doors and like everyone, there’s one particular person who is “super excited”, she’s counting the hours until D-Day! Anyone traveling in the Waterkloof area would have been aware of the…

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