Hosted by the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG), the Facebook Friday chat on 24 November 2017 will provide caregivers with a better understanding of what they can do to help patients as well as themselves to cope better when caring for Alzheimer sufferers. Is your loved one experiencing memory problems or having personality or behaviour changes? Join our FREE #FacebookFriday Online Q&A tomorrow and our experts will answer all your questions. Find out how to identify early warning signs and treatment options.

Meet the experts

At 1pm-2pm meet Karen Borochowitz

She is the Executive Director of DementiaSA, her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and lived with Dementia for 21 years, she passed away when she was 83 years old. Karen’s mother’s condition propelled her, together with some colleagues, to co-found DementiaSA. The organisation embraces the principles of person-centered care.


At 7pm-8pm meet Dr Ryan Fuller

He is a Psychiatrist and is currently in private practice as one of Johannesburg’s few Psycho-geriatricians at Life New Kensington Clinic. His special interests are Cognitive Disorders, related Mental Health problems, evidence-based treatment and safeguarding the elderly. He also consults at Discovery Health where he helped develop an innovative Senior Care Coordination Program.


Join our FREE #FacebookFriday Online Q&A on “Dementia & Alzheimer’s”, tomorrow, 24th November, Simply visit our Facebook page during these times to connect with the experts at 1 pm – 2 pm and again at 7 pm – 8 pm!

For an opportunity to ask anonymous questions please email and we will ask the question on your behalf

For free telephonic counselling call SADAG on 0800 41 42 43, 7 days a week, 8 am – 8 pm or visit for more information, self-help tips, online videos as well as local & international articles on various Mental Health issues.


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