Dementia 101: All You Need To Know

Dementia 101: All You Need To Know

About 123,000 people in Malaysia were diagnosed with dementia in 2015. This number was projected to be 261,000 by 2030 and will continue to increase to 590,000 people in 2050.   What is Dementia? As we age, we may find our memory deteriorating. This is known...
5 Tips For Caregivers To Beat Fasting Fatigue During Ramadan

5 Tips For Caregivers To Beat Fasting Fatigue During Ramadan

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims. During the entire month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world practice fasting every day, from dawn to sunset.  While Ramadan fasting is compulsory, some groups are...
Palliative Care Services and Support Groups In Malaysia

Palliative Care Services and Support Groups In Malaysia

Palliative Care Awareness Month was launched to bring to light the topic of what palliative really is in Malaysia. Commemorated in April and an initiative by Hospis Malaysia, it encourages individuals to understand what palliative care really means and to get the...
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...
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...