Importance of Medication Management

What Seniors Need to Know About Medication Management | Golden West

Taking your prescribed medicine is important for treating temporary illnesses or keeping more chronic health conditions in health, as well as contribute overall long-term health and well-being. It can be tough to remember to take the proper prescriptions at the right time, especially if you need to take a lot of it. But taking them on time, as well as complying with prescriptions is important especially when our physical and mental faculties in our elder years begin to wear and tear.

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Getting Your COVID Vaccinations

Malaysia sets up compensation fund for Covid-19 vaccination | The Edge  Markets

We are almost halfway through 2021, and our collective struggles against the COVID-19 virus can be summed up between worrying and tedious, and we have just recently entered yet another Movement Control Order (MCO), due to sharp spikes in COVID cases again.

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KUALA LUMPUR, 26 September 2020 – In conjunction with the International Day of Older Persons (which is celebrated on 1 Oct), Agecare Sdn Bhd (“Agecare”), a holistic nursing and elderly care centre, celebrated the occasion today as part of its efforts to create greater awareness of the sector as well as recognize the contributions by the elderly community.

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What Is International Day of Older Persons?

The International Day of Older Persons will be celebrated on 1 October 2020 – an annual affair designed to not only recognize the contributions of our elders but also to educate and raise awareness about the growing challenges affecting the elderly society.      

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Don’t Let Complacency Set In

It is an established fact that Malaysia has done very well in containing the COVID-19 virus, thanks to both the governmental bodies of mandating effective precautionary measures and coordinating its health departments to properly handle positive cases at its door and throughout the country.

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How Are Older People Surviving The COVID-19 Pandemic?

How the fatality rate of Coronavirus changes with age | World ...

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many reports and studies have proven that the severity of the COVID-19 virus rises with age. For both physical and social reasons, elders are more likely to be stuck put in institutionalized settings for their personal safeties. However, debates and discussions on how various countries are handling their elderly citizens in the wake of the virus continue to flurry.

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Considering Live-In Care During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Getting good residential care home is postcode lottery, research ...

The risk of being afflicted with diseases gradually increases with age. This is especially important now that we are experiencing the COVID-19 outbreak, as evidence has shown that both elders and people with underlying medical conditions are most susceptible to being infected.

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Caregivers: Handling The COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus and COVID-19: Caregiving for the Elderly | Johns ...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to the elderly care sector that employs millions of people worldwide.  The job of the caregiver then, in addition to the routine responsibilities of feeding, dressing, providing physical therapy wound treatment, amongst others, has escalated given new health and safety concerns.

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Malaysia’s Elderly Care Industry Today

Elderly will outnumber those below 15 in Malaysia after 2045

The world is experiencing an ageing phenomenon where the population of the elderly continues to escalate at an increasing rate. Malaysia is no exception. Of the country’s estimated population of 33 million citizens, 2.26 million are 65 years old and above. Statistics have shown that these numbers will rise to 6.3 million by 2040, which covers approximately 20 per cent of the population.

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