By 2050, it has been estimated that about one million Singaporeans will be living with diabetes if nothing is done to prevent and manage it. Read this article to understand more about diabetes and how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle to prevent this chronic disease from causing irreversible damage to our bodies.
As our loved ones age, they might display certain behaviours that would make caregiving more challenging. Read this article to understand the causes of difficult elderly behaviours and get some tips on how to manage them.
If you find your knees hurting when you walk or try to climb the stairs, or if the stiffness in your joints causes frequent discomfort, you may have osteoarthritis in the knee. Read this article and find out more about knee osteoarthritis.
Thinking of volunteering in Singapore for a good cause, but not sure where to begin? You are not alone! Many introverts share a desire to give back to the community, but often encounter difficulty finding volunteering opportunities they are comfortable with. Read on for handy tips on how to choose the best volunteering avenues for your introspective nature.
Cervical cancer is sometimes described as a silent killer because there are usually no noticeable symptoms in its early stages. Find out more about cervical cancer screening, who should get screened, the types of tests available and how the screening is conducted.
Caring for a senior loved one can feel daunting and tedious. However, with the right mindset and support, it can also be a fulfilling experience. Here are five essential skills that caregivers can build to help provide better supportive care for yourself and your loved one.
50 percent of Singaporeans experience body pain on a regular basis. If you too suffer from aches and pain, you’ll be glad to know that you can fix those pesky stiff joints and shoulder knots. In this article, we address five common misconceptions and explain how physiotherapy really works, and how you can benefit from it.
Individuals who understand ADLs are better equipped to identify difficulties in their loved one’s abilities to carry out basic everyday tasks. This enables them to offer appropriate support, like modifying the environment, providing assistive devices or offering physical aid. Read our article to find out how to support your loved one today!
We all share a desire to live life on our own terms, regardless of age. But what happens if we lose the mental capacity to make decisions for ourselves? Read our article to find out what care plans you can make!
Here’s how to choose an in-home healthcare service provider to meet your loved one’s needs and elevate quality of life!
Adults with disabilities make up for 1.5% of the Singaporean population. We can help with essential care tasks such as exercises, showering, nursing and therapy from home.
Caregivers take care of their care recipients’ activities of daily living, medical needs, emotional needs and may even need to make financial and legal decisions on their behalf. Read on to find out how caregivers can take care of themselves too, through self-care and respite services.
Thinking of a holiday with your elderly loved ones? Download our free e-book for valuable tips and information on how you can best prepare for it. From what to look out for in a travel destination, to packing checklists and more!
Getting timely care for emergency symptoms is crucial to the survival of a stroke patient.
Did you know that as our seniors age, they have a higher risk of experiencing depression? Here's how you can prevent depression in your elderly loved ones.
Difficulty in swallowing, also known as dysphagia, can lead to many other health issues in our seniors. Find out more about the symptoms of dysphagia, how to prevent it, as well as how to cope with swallowing problems.
Seniors have a higher risk of suffering serious injuries from a fall. Find out how to prevent these falls with our tips!
How do we react when a loved one suffers a fall? Remember these tips and seek help from our therapists to reduce the risk of future falls.
Starting an exercise programme at 50 years old and above need not be complicated! Here's how you can find the right routine for your needs and preferences.
Lower your risk of coronary disease with this recipe to a healthy heart: Exercise regularly, manage stress effectively, and eat a healthy diet! Find out more here.
Falls are a common concern for seniors. Find out what you can do to lower the risk of falls at home and how we can help.
Managing hypertension does not have to be an uphill battle. Here are 5 steps you can take today to control your blood pressure, so it doesn't control you.
Vaccinations are an important tool in our fight against Covid-19. Find out how we can make vaccinations easy and safe for our seniors.
Find handy tips to help with recovering from a hip fracture or hip replacement surgery and how to strengthen legs and exercise safely.
Find handy tips to help with recovering from a total knee replacement surgery and how to strengthen and exercise the knee.
With a little planning, snacks can be enjoyable and nutritious. Here are four doctor-approved snacks that we recommend for a healthier you.
Immunisations and vaccinations are important for protecting your child from potentially fatal diseases.
Everyone feels stressed from time to time. But in order for us to thrive under pressure, we need to understand where stress comes from and how to deal with it.
Who says that healthy eating has to be bland? Here are the two vegetarian recipes that you can try at home! Happy cooking!
An estimated 424,000 fatal falls occur every year in homes. Let us look at some of the risk factors for falls, and what we can do to prevent falls at home.
Good posture keeps your muscles, joints and bones healthy and helps to prevent back pain. Here are tips on how you can maintain good posture.
Learn all about osteoporosis – what the different stages are, what your risk factors may be, as well as useful prevention tips and treatment options.
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