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WHAT IS DELIRIUM?

Delirium is extremely common and often under-recognised in the elderly. This article aimed at healthcare workers is a good summary of what we know about delirium so far.

HOW DO I CARE FOR SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA?

Caring for a family member with dementia is one of the most challenging life experiences a person can go through. It is a period of great despair and feelings of helplessness. There is plenty of support available and one shouldn't be hesitant to ask for help.

WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO APPOINT A POWER OF ATTORNEY (POA)?

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We often don't worry about such things until some sort of crisis hits. Having a POA in place can provide clarity in decision making and help doctors make the right choices for you. It protects you from vulnerability in times when you can't make decisions for yourself.