mental health

How to help your grandparents use video calling during COVID-19

“Social distancing” is now a household term worldwide. That’s great if you and your family are all geared up with technology such as mobile phones, tablets, computers and WiFi to keep connected with the rest of the world. But what about the thousands of grandparents who are left isolated, confused… Read more »

Can you die from a Broken Heart?

Broken Heart Syndrome is real.  Anyone who has lost a loved one, gone through a particularly painful break-up or grieving for a lost pet will testify to that one. But a metaphoric broken heart can (in some circumstances) actually lead to a cardiac arrest (amongst other things) which could ultimately lead to… Read more »

When you’re the carer of a dementia patient

When you’re the carer of a dementia patient

One of the toughest jobs you can ever do is to watch the decline of a loved one to a mental disease.  More so, when you are the full-time carer and you have to contend with everything from toilet and washing duties to sometimes physical and verbal abuse.  It can… Read more »