Elderly Care
Managing Parkinson’s: The Complex Path of Physical and Emotional Resilience

Beyond the visible tremors, people with Parkinson's often have to deal with “invisible” challenges such as pain, digestive problems, sleep issues, and even depression. In this blog article, we discuss the various visible and invisible symptoms of Parkinson's disease, and how caregivers and families can offer care that encourages independence while assuring both emotional and physical support to their loved ones.

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Elderly’s Nutrition: Golden Rules for the Golden Years

One in two Singaporeans aged 50 and above isn't getting enough protein daily, impacting muscle strength, bone health, and immunity. Discover the golden nutrition rules for your golden years in this article, including general guidelines for a nutritious and healthy diet, how to manage common eating difficulties among the elderly, and the appropriate use of supplements.

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8 Ways to Provide Better Home Care for Your Elderly Loved Ones

In this blog post, we discuss 8 ways to provide better home care for a senior loved one, including how to keep your home safe for the elderly, how to talk about financial and legal matters with an ageing parent, what to do to keep a loved one socially active if you don’t have time, and more.

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Home Care or Nursing Home? Explore Your Options (Update 2023)

In this guide, we discuss the benefits and downsides of home care and nursing home, including types of services and accommodations, and average costs of home care vs. nursing home. Learn how ageing in place is growing in preference and how home care service providers can help seniors who choose to do so.

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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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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: 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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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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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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