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Commonly Asked Questions On Physiotherapy For Older Adults

Commonly Asked Questions On Physiotherapy For Older Adults

What is physiotherapy?    Think of your physiotherapist as a mechanic, but for the human body. They are professionals who use natural physical approaches to maintain and restore a person’s well-being so that they get to keep up with optimum performance and enjoy...

Cancer Care in Malaysia

Cancer Care in Malaysia

Since 2000, the 4th of February is annually commemorated as World Cancer Day. The theme for this year’s World Cancer Day is “ I Am And I Will”, a call-to-action for personal commitment to reduce the growing impact of cancer in solidarity with individuals and their...

Homage Raises Series B Funding Led by EV Growth

Homage Raises Series B Funding Led by EV Growth

Singapore, 13th January 2019 – Homage, a leading on-demand caregiving services platform that combines qualified care professionals with smart technology, today announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount of Series B funding. The double-digit round was led by EV...

20 Activities To Usher In 2020 For Seniors in Malaysia

20 Activities To Usher In 2020 For Seniors in Malaysia

As we get older, our social circles tend to become smaller. This leaves many seniors at risk of loneliness and social isolation, which can negatively impact their physical and mental health. In fact, 30% of the elderly population in Malaysia either live alone or with...

A Guide to Ostomy and Stoma Care

A Guide to Ostomy and Stoma Care

When asked what an ostomy or stoma is — most times, people do not know how to care for it until it affects them or unless they know someone in the family who has it. The terms stoma and ostomy are used interchangeably even though they have different meanings. An...

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...

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 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....

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...

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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