Post Tagged with: "caregiving"

Need to change attitudes towards dementia

National survey shares that 72 percent of persons with dementia feel rejection and loneliness, while 50 percent feel they cannot be open with others regarding their condition.

 

A mind unravelling

Theatre company Pangdemonium delves into the all-important issue of dementia.

 

Celebrating the unsung heroes in caregiving

A new community online portal that shares the stories of caregivers and provides them with as much information to help them care for their loved ones.

 

NTUC inks deal with Caregiver Asia

The two agreements include providing caregiver services as well as training and employment opportunities.

 

Patient, caregiver & volunteer

Michael Wong, a recipient of the 2016 Singapore Patient Caregiver Award, is a cancer survivor who juggles his roles as a volunteer at TTSH and caregiving his wife who has dementia.

 

“My three retirements”

A 79-year-old grandfather of two shares about his retirements and where he currently finds meaning in his life.

 

Solutions for seniors & caregivers get seed-funding

Sensors to protect against pressure ulcers and a pill dispenser come up tops in the first Modern Aging event, with funding each of S$50,000 to build their businesses.

 

Unsung heroes

The inaugural Singapore Patient Action Awards highlight the sacrifices and tough journey caregivers go through.

 

A little care for silver caregivers

To address a growing pool of caregivers looking after their ageing parents, a cooperative has been set up to give them much-needed support.

 

A little help

NTUC Health offers a number of services at home to caregivers who need some support.