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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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Elderly Care
Osteopenia in The Elderly: Essential Things to Know

Osteopenia, or the loss of bone mass due to aging, is a silent disease without any apparent symptoms. The only way to diagnose this silent disease is through a Bone Mineral Density (BMD) scan. The main treatment for osteopenia includes excercising and maintaining sufficient intake vitamin D and calcium with diet and supplements. Read on for more.

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Elderly Care
Sarcopenia in Seniors: What You Need to Know

Sarcopenia refers to the loss of skeletal muscle mass due to aging. It affects 1 in 3 seniors over the age of 60 in Singapore. Performing resistance exercises and maintaining adequate nutrition are essential to prevent and reverse sarcopenia. Read on to know more about the causes, risk factors, symptoms and treatment for sarcopenia.

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Elderly Care
Healthy Food Ideas to Boost Appetite for Elderly Loved Ones this Holiday Season

Do you struggle to find food ideas that are holiday-appropriate, nutritious and healthy yet appetizing for the elders as well as the rest of the family? We have 8 ideas to help you plan your upcoming holiday menu that can stimulate the appetite of everyone, especially the elderly with poor appetite. The ideas can also be applied to everyday cooking all year round. Let us dig into it!

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Caregiving
Caregiver Stress & Burnout: The Importance of Self-Care & Getting Help

Caregiver stress manifests as frustration, anger, cynicism, neglect, guilt, and at its peak, caregiver burnout. In this article, we discuss caregiver stress and caregiver burnout, how to recognise their signs and symptoms, and offer 6 strategies to prevent caregiver stress. Read on for bonus tips on how to avoid caregiver stress during holiday times and make the most of festive occasions for both yourself and the person you care for.

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