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5 Ways Home Care Can Help With Loneliness

5 Ways Home Care Can Help With Loneliness

As your loved ones age, facing loneliness and isolation is almost inevitable. One by one, their young ones leave the nest and eventually, parents and grandparents are by themselves, growing together with their spouses or an acute circle of friends to rely on for their...

5 Benefits Of Physiotherapy For The Elderly

5 Benefits Of Physiotherapy For The Elderly

Would you believe if there was a non-drug treatment for the elderly that works for injuries and conditions such as arthritis, joint pain, Parkinson's, and incontinence all while improving your strength and endurance?  There is one — physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is...

The Triumph Of Light Over Darkness

The Triumph Of Light Over Darkness

The triumph of good over evil, light over darkness. This simple idea is at the heart of the great festival of Deepavali which is celebrated among the Hindus all across the world. This year, Deepavali will be celebrated on October 27.  In honour of Deepavali, our...

A Homage To Malaysians

A Homage To Malaysians

“Malaysians taking care of Malaysians”   We always get the same questions: “Why don’t you hire foreigners?” “Are your caregivers local?” “What makes you different from the rest?”   The answer has and will always be the same — that we believe in ensuring the...

The Triumph Of Light Over Darkness

The Triumph Of Light Over Darkness

The triumph of good over evil, light over darkness. This simple idea is at the heart of the great festival of Deepavali which is celebrated among the Hindus all across the world. This year, Deepavali will be celebrated on October 27.  In honour of Deepavali, our...

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...

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...

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...

5 Ways Home Care Can Help With Loneliness

5 Ways Home Care Can Help With Loneliness

As your loved ones age, facing loneliness and isolation is almost inevitable. One by one, their young ones leave the nest and eventually, parents and grandparents are by themselves, growing together with their spouses or an acute circle of friends to rely on for their...

5 Benefits Of Physiotherapy For The Elderly

5 Benefits Of Physiotherapy For The Elderly

Would you believe if there was a non-drug treatment for the elderly that works for injuries and conditions such as arthritis, joint pain, Parkinson's, and incontinence all while improving your strength and endurance?  There is one — physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is...

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....

A Homage To Malaysians

A Homage To Malaysians

“Malaysians taking care of Malaysians”   We always get the same questions: “Why don’t you hire foreigners?” “Are your caregivers local?” “What makes you different from the rest?”   The answer has and will always be the same — that we believe in ensuring 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...

Homage in ADI’s Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019

Homage in ADI’s Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019

On the 16th-18th August 2019, Homage was part of the Alzheimer’s Disease International 21st Asia Pacific Regional Conference held in Hotel Istana, Malaysia. The theme for this year’s conference was Dementia: A Life-Cycle Approach II – Care, Educate, Prevent. More than...

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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