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.
Breast cancer is the leading form of cancer among Singaporean women. Learn about the risk factors and how to help you and your loved ones live in the pink of health.
One in five seniors in Singapore exhibit signs of depression. Find out how we as caregivers can prevent depression in our loved ones and support them through their battle with depression.
WhiteCoat and Homage launch pilot telehealth programme to provide chronic disease management to elderly patients
Through this partnership, Homage and WhiteCoat are combining digital healthcare with the human touch to complement home-based care
A mother of two, Christina found the perfect job as a Care Pro. With a flexible schedule and attractive income, she is now able to spend time with her family while earning income in her free time.
Homage was part of the Alzheimer’s Disease International Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019 from 16 to 18 August. Check out the event highlights here.
Only by caring for yourself first, can you provide the best care for your loved ones. Get support and tips from fellow caregivers at the support groups we have compiled here.
With an awareness of caregiving know-how, cultural practices and social norms, local caregivers play a crucial role in shaping how we age.
When Lina realised her Mum has dementia, she wanted to give her the best care possible, while allowing her to live independently in the comfort of her own home.
Inaugural instalment of the Homage Care Pro Scholarship Training Program is aimed at providing caregivers upskilling opportunities through dementia training.
With her children in their teens, Shuit Leng decided to return to the embrace of care. This time not as a hospital nurse but as a Homage Care Professional. She shares her thoughts on the differences in the roles, her experiences as a Care Pro and her learnings from her care journey.
Chloe was only 17 years old when she became a primary caregiver for her uncle with Parkinson’s, and shortly after for her father. She shares her caregiving journey, her struggles and challenges, and how she grew from the experience.
Enrolled Nurse Jasmine Jay started out by caring for children before entering elderly care. While her goal is to take an advanced diploma in paediatrics in the near future, Jasmine started toying with the idea of becoming a part-time caregiver, as she was...
While many overlook the fact that the way care is provided is just as important as the care itself, Sharen gets it. After four years of being a nurse and while currently waiting to take her Diploma in Nursing, Sharen took up part-time nursing with Homage....
This handy guide on eldercare grants and subsidies in Singapore may help you defray the high costs associated with caregiving and decide on the subsidy or scheme that best suits your needs.
Many eligible seniors are unaware of the governmental measures available to tide us through our golden years. We hope this guide will help seniors fully utilise the support available.
Beatrice is a certified speech therapist of 9 years and an Allied Health Professional Council (APHC) supervisor. She finds fulfilment in helping individuals improve their quality of life through speech therapy. She has also trained numerous speech...
Nurturing relationships between care recipient and their caregivers has positive benefits for both. Here’s three tips to help build relationships.
Chinese New Year is the most important event in the traditional Chinese calendar. During this period, families and friends get together for a wonderful time catching up, meeting new additions to the family, and paying respects to their elderly.However, if...
Parkinson’s disease progresses over time with generally five stages to the disease. The help they need depends on the stage they’re at.
Stroke can be a debilitating disease for your loved one. As a caregiver, these are the ways to help your loved one recover better from a stroke.
Through the different stages of cancer, understand what your loved ones experience and support them with appropriate cancer care, at home.
Cancer happens when unusual cells in your body grow out of control, and spread to other parts of the body.
Dementia is a brain disorder and isn’t a normal part of ageing, but do you know that there are 10 forms of dementia?
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Speech by President Halimah Yacob at the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award Networking Event
One example is Homage, the joint-winner of the 2017 President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Start-up of the Year Award. Homage taps on technology to connect caregivers with those in need of care, exemplifying the model of the sharing economy.
Madam Halimah noted that many social enterprises do recognise the need to adapt, and are leading the way in the new economy. She cited Homage, a “user-friendly and effective” app which connects caregivers with those in need of care.
Singapore-based healthtech startup Holmusk plans to use the new funding to further expand its business to new markets
Like a Grab for elder care, Homage matches suitable caregivers to seniors who need help. “We want to improve their quality of life in the comfort of their homes,” said Homage co-founder Ms Tee.
It was an honor for Homage to be mentioned at and attend this year’s National Day Rally. In the days leading…
This week, I got to grab a cup of Kopi and Roti with Homage’s Head of Product & Technology…
Despite the announcement of lower tax exemptions in Budget 2018, start-up founders here are not worried…
We ask Generation T listers to tell us a productivity tip they swear by that, on the surface, might seem counter-intuitive—or in some cases downright crazy.
Two years ago, doctors advised Sing Yu’s parents to take her off life support as – diagnosed with the deadliest form of brain cancer..