<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1204632709556585&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Bringing you Caregiving Stories from the CaregiverAsia Community

Teo Youliang Hakim

Teo Youliang Hakim
A CaregiverAsia writer, Hakim loves nothing better than to spruce up informative content for the readers, especially if it helps to make the world a better place. Other than that, he also enjoys the occasional chocolate chip cookie or catching reruns of F.R.I.E.N.D.S on the telly!

Recent Posts

Breaking The Stereotype: 5 Things What A Male Nurse Is Not

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2018 11:38:14 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

In a society where we often assume the nursing role to be primarily taken up by females, it might come off as strange for some to see male nurses running about in the hospitals or clinics. With such uncertainty, it’s usually common to hear many impressions on what a male nurse is usually not, and how they compare against their female colleagues.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

5 Reasons Why Your Knees Make Cracking Noises

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2017 3:57:35 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim

[fa icon="comment"] 1 Comment

We’ve all heard it happen at least a few times in our lives, from bending down to pick up something we’ve dropped, squatting during an exercise, or even walking down the stairs. The sound of crepitus, or your knees making cracking noises, has often been associated with old age, a lack of exercise, or dismissed as a side effect of fatigue.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

5 Advantages of Home Nursing For Busy Families | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2017 6:06:25 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For The Elderly

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

The advantages of home nursing is something that many adults can relate to. There’ll be a point in our lives where we’ll find ourselves caring for a sick or elderly relative. As much as we’d like to be by their side at all times, the long hours at work combined with the stresses of caregiving can take a heavy toll on a person. Also, one definitely will not have enough days of leave to take care of their loved one.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

5 Reasons Why Men Need Therapy | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2017 5:17:53 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

When it comes to emotional distress, the solution for most men would not be therapy, but rather to either suck it up, talk to their buddies or kick back a bottle of beer. From a male’s point of view, seeking help from a third party, beyond their very intimate circle, for their stressful feelings are often perceived as a sign of weakness.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

5 Ways For Fathers To Create Spare Time For Themselves | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2017 5:24:48 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Can’t seem to catch up with your favorite television show as a new parent? Or maybe you’ve been turning down outings with your friends due to a hectic schedule at home. For fathers trying to create their own spare time, they can surely relate to these busy situations on a daily basis.

Fortunately, there are experienced fathers out there who’ve gone through the same time constraints and gathered their own little tricks of the trade. If you’re a struggling dad that’s looking to maximize your limited time, here are some ways you can try out without sacrificing your family time!

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Caregiver Confidentials: Therapy with Music

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2017 10:52:12 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Music Therapists use music for functional goals and therapeutic purposes such as psychosocial support and emotional expressions. Watch our video to learn more about music therapy and its benefits, as well as how music therapy is different to a music lesson.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Caregiver Confidentials: Freelancing As A Babysitter

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2017 9:36:06 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

[fa icon="comment"] 5 Comments

If you find yourself with some spare time on your school schedule, why not consider babysitting as a part-time job to earn some extra income? Our freelancer Hui Min tells us about how she juggles her busy university life and taking care of young children at the same time.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Caregiver Confidentials: Paediatric Physiotherapy For Babies

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2017 9:27:09 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caregiver Confidentials

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Worried that your newborn baby hasn't crawled or walked yet? Our freelance paediatric physiotherapist Shalini will be more than happy to help you out in your concerns!

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

5 Tips to Help Fathers Manage Pregnancy Worries

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2017 6:25:57 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Pregnancy can be a stressful time for not only the women, but for their spouses as well. Don’t be fooled, as even fathers face pregnancy worries despite not carrying a child in their bellies. From coping with your wife’s temperamental moods to not knowing what the future holds, the immense pressure of a new baby can weigh down even the most stoic of men.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

A Man's A to Z Glossary On Pregnancy | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2017 11:32:11 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Men Series

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

For a dad who’s expecting his first child, there’s nothing more infuriating than not being able to understand the medical terms being thrown out by your wife’s obstetrician. Wouldn’t it be great to have a glossary for pregnancy, with all it’s unfamiliar terms clearly explained to a guy?

Well, with this handy guide that covers the common terms thrown out by pregnant mothers, medical experts, or even by your disapproving mother-in-law, you’ll be well equipped on catching on these unfamiliar terms without any issues. Now you won’t have to worry about asking your exasperated wife on what an Obstetrician does in the first place!

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]