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Home Safety Tools and Aids for People with Dementia

Dementia symptoms such as forgetfulness, confusion, disorientation, and wandering can pose safety risks to a senior with dementia who is cared for at home. In using dementia tools and aids to maintain their safety, it is crucial for caregivers to avoid disrupting their habits and routines. Learn how in this article.

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Caregiving
Caring for a Wound at Home: A Caregiver's Guide

This article aims to equip caregivers with the essentials of wound care at home. We walk you through what to expect during the wound healing stages, simple care steps you can safely carry out at home, how to prevent complications and support optimal healing, and signs that you should call for help from a professional nurse.

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Elderly Care
Acute Symptoms in Elderlies: What to Do at Home and When to Call a Doctor

Almost everyone caring for a senior loved one has to deal with acute symptoms such as excessive vomiting, fatigue, high fever or abnormal high or low blood pressure at some point. This article provides family caregivers with a general guide of how to handle common acute symptoms at home and when you need to call for a doctor.

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Elderly Care
Acute Symptoms in Chronic Lung Disease: Knowing When to Call for a Doctor

Which symptoms of chronic lung disease can be safely self-managed, and which ones need urgent professional care? Read this article to find out when your elderly should see a doctor for his/her shortness of breath, coughing, phlegm, chest pain, fever, dizziness, nause and other breathing-related problems.

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Dementia Care
10 Dementia Questions Experts Are Asked the Most in Singapore

If somebody asks repeated questions, is it a sign of dementia? Is Alzheimer's disease the same as dementia? How can doctors pick up signs of dementia from a brain scan? These are a few of the questions asked to our dementia experts during the Q&A session at Ninaktec's dementia talk. Get the answers to the top 10 questions here.

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Elderly 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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