Facing Parkinson’s

Facing Parkinson’s

It starts with a tremor, a sudden freeze of muscle; symptoms so slight that you will normally overlook. By the age of 50, it is estimated that 3 out of 1000 seniors in Singapore will have Parkinson’s disease. What is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s is a...
Life After Stroke

Life After Stroke

Stroke can be a debilitating disease for your loved one, especially after losing their ability to speak, eat, and move about. Recovery depends on different factors, such as the location in the brain where the stroke occurred, and how badly damaged the brain is....
In The Face Of Cancer: Giving Care

In The Face Of Cancer: Giving Care

As much as your loved one has to endure the pains of cancer treatment, this journey with cancer is also about the caregiver. No two cancer is ever the same. Through the different stages of cancer, understand what your loved ones experience and support them with...
An Introduction To Cancer

An Introduction To Cancer

Cancer happens when unusual cells in your body grow out of control, and spread to other parts of the body. This affects the normal body function, causing you to feel weak, pain and tired. As a general rule, a lower stage (stage 1 or 2) means that the cancer has not...
The 10 Forms Of Dementia

The 10 Forms Of Dementia

Dementia is a brain disorder and isn’t a normal part of ageing. It is caused when brain cells die more quickly than in normal ageing. Over time, people with dementia experience a loss of memory and other mental abilities. It can be severe enough to interfere with...
Keeping Dementia At Bay

Keeping Dementia At Bay

Lifestyle choices at every stage of your life can help to slow and prevent dementia. Here are some lifestyle changes that you and your loved ones can make! Take obesity, high blood pressure and hypertension seriously. Monitor your vitals and keep them under control. A...
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