Just like most elderly patients with mobility issues, Madam Ho wasn’t able to conveniently travel to get therapy. She had walking difficulties due to a tumor that imparted her balance. Madam Ho’s daughter decided to engage a Physiotherapist as per the doctor’s advice. “The doctor has advised us that physiotherapy will help to maintain and slow down my mother’s condition,” she said.
Nancy Tng is looking after her mother, an elderly with Dementia. She works full-time and eventually had to look for assistance when the challenge of juggling work life and caregiving became heavier.
A housewife with three young children, Siti fills in the role as the main caregiver for her aged parents. Being the winner for CaregiverAsia’s Shero contest on Facebook, the cheerful 35-year-old shares with us her experience on booking a care service that’s both affordable and reasonable.
One of the frequent laments that I hear about modern life, is what happens when your carefully planned, amazingly well-balanced routine of caregiving for your family gets disrupted when your helper takes her (well-deserved) annual break back to her home country. Yes, Aunty Evelynne, has earned her break, and her family in the Philippines must be so happy to see her after an 11 months gap, but for many busy working moms, that 4 weeks that Aunty is away, could present a huge challenge to managing work, with family and home commitments.
Not to fret! CaregiverAsia is here with its band of freelancing, all stars, home cleaners! A busy lawyer, Regina See, engaged the services of Caregiver Zhangxiao on the CaregiverAsia website and shared her story.
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Apple Tay gave her Ah Ma an extraordinary gift of “health”.
Creative Director, Joel Tham, is not a newcomer to the services offered by CaregiverAsia. Nor is he new to using online platforms. He first found out about CaregiverAsia through a friend and his curiosity got him booking his first care service online. “The first time, I had gotten a nursing aide through CaregiverAsia for a friend who needed some help getting to the hospital for treatment,” he said.
Cathy Loh went through a solemn and “depressed stage” in her life after she lose her son. But she found solace in yoga and meditation. “During every meditation session, I teared up as I visualized his presence but I felt relief after that. Slowly the pain waned off,” Cathy said.
Recently, we picked the brain of our featured Caregiver – Life Coach Sam Chia – on the benefits of life coaching. Life coaching can be a rewarding journey for people from all walks of life, not only executives:
- Housewives who intend to go back to workforce and what career they shall pursue in the new normal.
- Retrenched executives who are at loss when finding their next job.
- Executives looking to switch mid-career i.e. retrenched, changing roles or industry.
- Unhappy executives i.e. roles, boss, colleagues.
- People returning to active employment or embarking on entrepreneurship.
- Aging professionals to find more meanings in their retired life.
- New entrepreneurs who are starting their business.
As a Careseeker, Mrs. Alpana was constantly searching for an affordable Caregiver in Singapore that could match her needs and time for her son. While browsing online, she chanced upon CaregiverAsia's Facebook page and decided to engage our services. Here is her story on her first respite care experience with CaregiverAsia.