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...
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...
5 tips on sharing caregiving responsibilities within a family

5 tips on sharing caregiving responsibilities within a family

Have you ever heard of family caregivers saying, “I just have too much help and I don’t need any”? Well, if only!  Almost all caregivers agree that the role can be a demanding and challenging one, yet also rewarding to those who provide care. Are you the primary...
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...