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...
Signs of Dementia, Spot Them Early

Signs of Dementia, Spot Them Early

Dementia is an illness affecting the brain, leading to memory loss and declining mental and cognitive abilities. Losing oneself is extremely traumatic and spotting the signs of dementia early can help us to slow its progression and relieve stress on ourselves and our...
Communicating with a Dementia Parent

Communicating with a Dementia Parent

As both caregiver and child of a dementia parent, responding to dementia symptoms and their changing behaviour is extremely stressful, especially since their cognitive abilities are affected (memory, language, reasoning, and more), and mum or dad may find it hard to...
Which Elder Care Service Should You Choose?

Which Elder Care Service Should You Choose?

Caregiver burnout happens. This isn’t great when mum and dad still need to be cared for. If you’re looking for extra help and are trying to figure out which elder care service to choose, start here. We break down three types of elder care services in Singapore – day...
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