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Dementia Care
Dementia: Catch the Early Signs, Fight the Decline

In this article adapted from a dementia talk by Dr Prof Aaron Ang, Psychiatrist, TTSH, we discuss why dementia can be seen as a brain failure, the challenges in finding a cure for dementia, why it is important to recognise its early signs and symptoms, and how to get diagnosed and treated for dementia.

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Dementia Care
5 Common Comorbidities Amongst Dementia Patients: How to Manage & Prevent

Common comorbidities amongst people with dementia include high blood pressure, vascular diseases, diabetes, and depression. Here is how some of these comorbidities can be targeted to prevent dementia in the elderly population.

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Dementia Care
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Is It Normal Ageing?

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is frequently mistaken for normal ageing and therefore overlooked and undiagnosed. MCI is not always the pre-stage of dementia, either. In many cases, it can stablise or improve while dementia will gradually worsen. Learn to distinguish MCI with dementia and age-related forgetfulness in this article.

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Elderly Care
Common Hearing Problems among the Elderly

Hearing loss affects 63.7% of the elderlies in Singapore. It can lead to social isolation, memory loss, even cognitive decline and dementia. Learn more about common hearing and ear problems affecting the elderlies, including causes, signs & symptoms, treatment for age-related hearing loss (presbycusis), tinnitus, vertigo, blocked ears and earache.

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Elderly Care
Common Eye Problems among the Elderly

1 in 3 adults above the age of 55 has one or more eye problems in at least one eye. Find out the most common eye diseases affecting the elderly, including causes, symptoms, treatment & prevention for cataract, glaucoma, age-related farsightedness (presbysia) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Elderly Care
Manage Chronic Diseases Effectively At Home

Home care helps to provide compassionate and cost-effective care to patients with chronic diseases, particularly in the Singapore context since the start of Covid-19 pandemic. Find out how you and your elderly loved ones can benefit from home care, subsidies and national CMDP to manage chronic diseases effectively.

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Elderly Care
Preventing & Managing Diabetes Complications at Home

Common complications of diabetes include heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, nerve damange, skin issues, numbness, infections, hearing loss, blindness, stomach issue, and more. Diabetics should adhere to diabetes treatment, monitor blood sugar levels and blood pressure, take care of their skin, feet, mouth and eyes, and attend regular health screenings to minimise the risk and severity of diabetes complications.

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Cancer Care
Diet & Nutrition Tips for Cancer Patients

Eating a healthy, nutritious diet during your cancer treatment is crucial to keep your body strong to fight cancer. Besides eating the right food, engaging in physical activity and coping with anxiety and depression also helps to manage cancer-related side effects. Learn top diet tips to support your body heal better from cancer here.

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Cancer Care
​​Managing Side Effects During & After Cancer Treatment

Side effects from cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted therapy may include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, pain, and hair loss. In this article we explain why these side effects occur, and the effective steps to manage and lower their impact on a cancer patient’s daily life.

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