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...
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...