Stress Management in Seniors

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Stress is a part of life at any age. When you’re younger, daily stressors include things like managing and establishing your career, juggling your children and spouse’s schedules, and making sure your household is running smoothly. This is why so many people look forward to their retirement years where they have days full of possibility and relaxation. However, older adults still face stressful situations as they age. For instance, coping with the loss of a loved one. Or, some seniors worry about a possible decline in their health, mobility, and independence.

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What We Can Learn From Our Elders?

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We prefer to think of someone over 60 as ‘old’. This mentality is prominent in popular culture, where older individuals are often sidelined at jobs, disrespected on a regular basis, or neglected by families and society in general, and we don’t really view the wisdom and cumulative knowledge of others who have lived before us as something to be treasured and looked for.

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Diabetes In Seniors

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Diabetes is a dangerous disease that runs rampant among the senior population. It’s recorded that at least sixty-five percent of all people with diabetes will die due to complications that develop in organs and tissues in the body over a long period of time of having the disease.

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Nursing Homes versus Care Homes

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Nursing homes and care homes are important when one is considering senior care living. But because the terms are often used interchangeably, there’s a lot of confusion about nursing homes and care homes.

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When Do You Need A Caregiver?

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When it comes to making a decision to be the primary person to care for our loved ones, most people are left without choices.

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Considering Live-In Care During The Covid-19 Pandemic

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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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Malaysians: Why Is A Nursing Home Necessary For Elders?

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Malaysia’s elderly population hit an all-time peak in 2020, making Malaysia a member of other aging nations worldwide. When a growing number of Malaysians progress into their old age, they will require greater support in their daily routines.

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What to Look For In Elderly Care Services (Part 2)

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As much as we want our parents or loved seniors to have a safe, comfortable and self-sufficient lifestyle, reality often speaks otherwise, particularly when our loved seniors become incapacitated. This is when the elder care services come into the picture. While considering elder care services as an option, it’s equally important to understand the type of services best suited for your loved ones (elders).

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What to Look For In Elderly Care Services (Part 1)

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Elderly care providers aim to ease the aging process for both seniors and their families.  But getting the right type of suitable care for our elders can be challenging. We have to recognise their needs. Do our elders need assistance in self-care and everyday tasks or require live-in care? Are they able to move themselves or not? Do they have pre-existing health conditions that require routine checks and medications? All these and more will come into consideration when selecting the right elderly care centre.

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Caregivers: Handling The COVID-19 Pandemic

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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

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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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Elderly Care: Gaining Prominence

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The continued escalation of the ageing population and corresponding demand for elderly care services globally is expected to drive the growth of the elderly care services sector at an unprecedented rate. 

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