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10 Ways To Go Pink This Pinktober In Malaysia

10 Ways To Go Pink This Pinktober In Malaysia

It’s October and the various shades of pink, the official colour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or BCAM is everywhere. You will see it on social media, shopping malls, or even at your workplace. Breast cancer awareness is ubiquitous, and for good reason. In...

5 Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Depression

5 Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Depression

29% of Malaysians have depression and anxiety disorder and mental conditions are expected to be the second highest health issue to affect Malaysians after heart disease by 2020. Depression is a medical condition that negatively affects the way we feel, think and act....

World Alzheimer’s Month Highlights At Homage

World Alzheimer’s Month Highlights At Homage

September 2019 marked the 8th World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness for dementia and challenge the stigma that surrounds it. In conjunction with World Alzheimer's Month, Homage took the opportunity to address the stigma and encourage...

Conversations with a grandchild: Kevin Hoong

Conversations with a grandchild: Kevin Hoong

Have you ever stopped to think how important grandparents are? They can be the  most wonderful resource, both to parents, and to the kids. Sometimes in all the hurly-burly of busy lives, we can forget this fact. In times of celebration and crisis, the first place most...

No Place Like Home This Malaysia Day

No Place Like Home This Malaysia Day

Meet Bhanu, our Homage Care Pro who went abroad to become a nurse and is finally back in her motherland after six years. We got an exclusive insight into her life as she tells us what it’s like to follow one’s dreams and how there’s no place like home. Read on and be...

6 Ways To Honour World Alzheimer’s Month In Malaysia

6 Ways To Honour World Alzheimer’s Month In Malaysia

World Alzheimer’s Day takes place on September 21 and this day is part of World Alzheimer's Month. September 2019 marks the 8th World Alzheimer's Month since its’ launch in 2012.  Alzheimer's is caused by a progressive loss of brain cells that leads to the...

Stroke Support Groups In Malaysia

Stroke Support Groups In Malaysia

If you or your loved one just suffered from a stroke, stroke support groups can help to re-enable you to rise above your limitations. Social interaction and simply connecting with others can help tremendously as it helps ease the depression and isolation that are...

A Care Pros Feature: What Does Merdeka Mean To You?

A Care Pros Feature: What Does Merdeka Mean To You?

As our country celebrates its independence every 31st August, we are reminded of the sacrifices and contributions of our forefathers and the tales of our grandparents who lived during those times.  Now is a great time to relive the good ol’ days together with our...

Conversations with a grandchild: Kevin Hoong

Conversations with a grandchild: Kevin Hoong

Have you ever stopped to think how important grandparents are? They can be the  most wonderful resource, both to parents, and to the kids. Sometimes in all the hurly-burly of busy lives, we can forget this fact. In times of celebration and crisis, the first place most...

No Place Like Home This Malaysia Day

No Place Like Home This Malaysia Day

Meet Bhanu, our Homage Care Pro who went abroad to become a nurse and is finally back in her motherland after six years. We got an exclusive insight into her life as she tells us what it’s like to follow one’s dreams and how there’s no place like home. Read on and be...

A Care Pros Feature: What Does Merdeka Mean To You?

A Care Pros Feature: What Does Merdeka Mean To You?

As our country celebrates its independence every 31st August, we are reminded of the sacrifices and contributions of our forefathers and the tales of our grandparents who lived during those times.  Now is a great time to relive the good ol’ days together with our...

The Silver Lining Of A Burnout

The Silver Lining Of A Burnout

Rosalynn Carter, the former First Lady of the United States once said, “There are only four kinds of people in this world, those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, those who will need caregivers.”  We share a...

6 simple steps to engage care with Homage

6 simple steps to engage care with Homage

The caregiving journey is by no means an easy one, but you are not alone. Support is always available, whether it is to help you understand how to best care for your loved ones, or when you simply need someone to be there while you are away.  Homage delivers quality...

Conversations with a grandchild: Raja Sofea

Conversations with a grandchild: Raja Sofea

Grandchildren illuminate and enliven the world for their grandparents. These days, it’s almost too easy to let the busy lives we lead keep us from spending time with our grandparents more regularly. Since time can never be replaced , it’s even more crucial whom we...

Grandchild By Chance, Caregiver By Choice

Grandchild By Chance, Caregiver By Choice

“If you’re lucky enough to have grandparents — visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” When Vijitha’s grandmother passed away, little did she know that it was the beginning of her humble journey of caregiving. She was only 15 then, and today, she...

10 Ways To Go Pink This Pinktober In Malaysia

10 Ways To Go Pink This Pinktober In Malaysia

It’s October and the various shades of pink, the official colour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or BCAM is everywhere. You will see it on social media, shopping malls, or even at your workplace. Breast cancer awareness is ubiquitous, and for good reason. In...

5 Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Depression

5 Tips on Caring for a Loved One with Depression

29% of Malaysians have depression and anxiety disorder and mental conditions are expected to be the second highest health issue to affect Malaysians after heart disease by 2020. Depression is a medical condition that negatively affects the way we feel, think and act....

6 Ways To Honour World Alzheimer’s Month In Malaysia

6 Ways To Honour World Alzheimer’s Month In Malaysia

World Alzheimer’s Day takes place on September 21 and this day is part of World Alzheimer's Month. September 2019 marks the 8th World Alzheimer's Month since its’ launch in 2012.  Alzheimer's is caused by a progressive loss of brain cells that leads to the...

Stroke Support Groups In Malaysia

Stroke Support Groups In Malaysia

If you or your loved one just suffered from a stroke, stroke support groups can help to re-enable you to rise above your limitations. Social interaction and simply connecting with others can help tremendously as it helps ease the depression and isolation that are...

4 Golden Rules to Prevent Alzheimer’s

4 Golden Rules to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease, especially in its early stage is forgetting recently learned information, important dates or events, asking for the...

World Alzheimer’s Month Highlights At Homage

World Alzheimer’s Month Highlights At Homage

September 2019 marked the 8th World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness for dementia and challenge the stigma that surrounds it. In conjunction with World Alzheimer's Month, Homage took the opportunity to address the stigma and encourage...

Opting for Professional Aged Care Services

Opting for Professional Aged Care Services

Professional carer Chan Kuan Hong, 31 (right) interacting with Loh Kum Hing, 85, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. --fotoBERNAMA (2019) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED   This article first appeared on Bernama.   MALAYSIA, 14 AUGUST 2019 - It was about 4pm when...

Mothers to all

Mothers to all

This article first appeared on New Straits Times.   MALAYSIA, 12 MAY 2019 - UNSUNG heroes. That’s what they are. And yet, they’re the ones who remain at their care’s bedside long after everyone else has gone. And in the darkness of the night, their shadows flit...

Health tech rolls in from the straits

Health tech rolls in from the straits

This article first appeared on The Star Online. Caregiving services platform aims to sign on 1,000 caregivers in three years   MALAYSIA, 18 FEBRUARY 2019 - SINGAPORE-based care-giving startup Homage has rolled out its services in the central region in Malaysia...

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