Balancing Work, Life and Caregiving for the Working Adult

Balancing Work, Life and Caregiving for the Working Adult

Malaysia is currently facing the prospect of an ageing population, and the latest statistics revealed that at present, the number of Malaysians aged 60 years and above is estimated to be 2 million and is projected to increase to 3.5 million in 2020.  As Malaysians...
World Diabetes Day – Understanding Diabetes

World Diabetes Day – Understanding Diabetes

Some 3.6 million Malaysians are suffering from diabetes, the highest rate of incidence in Asia and one of the highest in the world. By 2025, seven million Malaysian adults are likely to have diabetes, a worrying trend that will see diabetes prevalence of 31.3% for...
BE FAST when stroke strikes: How to identify and respond

BE FAST when stroke strikes: How to identify and respond

With prompt treatment, stroke does not have to be disabling or deadly. Learn how to spot the signs of a stroke and help, in the fastest way possible, when it strikes. According to Nasam, stroke is the third largest cause of death in Malaysia. Only cancer and heart...
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...
The Complete Guide To Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

The Complete Guide To Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

What are the Activities of Daily Living?   Have you ever found yourself in a position where you hear the term ADL in a nursing home or from a home care site but don’t know what it is? Well, let us break it down for you. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) are a...
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...