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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

5 Popular Myths of Nursing Homes

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 3:12:03 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For The Elderly

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Many of us often feel guilty at the thought of leaving our loved ones in a nursing home. To some, it may come across as being unfilial in their responsibilities as children, whereas others might be afraid of putting their elderly parents in supposedly horrid living conditions or in the hands of terrible staff members.

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5 Ways To Care For Someone With Dementia

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2019 12:43:44 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For The Elderly

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For many family caregivers, taking care of someone with dementia can be a real challenge. Most of the trouble comes from the caregiver not knowing on what to expect from the illness, and how to correctly react towards their loved ones with dementia. This not only causes a strain in their relationship, but it also puts the caregiver at risk of burnout.

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4 Reasons To Pick A Non-Emergency Ambulance

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 1, 2019 4:52:39 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Slice Of Life

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When we’re thinking of sending someone to the hospital to receive medical attention, it’s natural for us to call for an ambulance. However, do you know that there are non-emergency ambulances as well? For cases that are mild in nature, it would be a waste of resources to send a normal ambulance, which is usually reserved for life-threatening emergencies.

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5 Ways To Keep Your Children Busy During The Holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 10:58:31 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Caring For Your Children

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The holidays can be a welcome break for your kids to rest and relax after a tiring academic semester. However, with so much free time on their hands, even the most docile of kids can get restless and fidgety at home. So don’t be surprised if you find yourself wishing that you could send off your little ones back to school just a little earlier!

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5 Tips To Help You Bring Your Loved Ones Home For The Holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2019 5:36:07 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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The holidays are often a time of reunion, where family members would gather and celebrate the happy occasion together. However, there are some relatives who might be physically unable to join the festivities, whether they’re staying at a nursing home, a hospital or even from their own beds.

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请带我去洗肾

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2019 11:30:39 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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经常来往洗肾中心对于肾衰竭患者来说是一件令人筋疲力尽的事情,尤其是他们必须每周三次洗肾以保持身体的平衡。

这对于截肢的人来说更是如此,因为他们乘坐公共交通工具时会面临许多不便并且会依赖亲戚来帮忙接送。

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5个可助您戒烟的代替疗法

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 3, 2019 6:07:04 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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对于许多吸烟者来说,规划如何戒烟可以是一项具有挑战性的任务。即使有尼古丁贴片,口香糖和吸入器等辅助治疗,吸烟者也常常忍不住回归旧习惯。据每日邮报的一项研究报道,这些辅助治疗的成功率很低,也难怪许多吸烟者不愿意尝试这些方法来助他们戒瘾。

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­­­5 Benefits Of Engaging Care Management Services

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2018 7:22:16 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in All About Nurses

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Taking care of an ailing loved one comes with plenty of challenges. The main obstacle would usually revolve around the amount of time spent as a caregiver, whether it could mean planning out a medical schedule for their patient, constantly sending them to clinical appointments or simply being there when they need someone to interact with.

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­­­4 Benefits Of Having An Accident Protection Plan

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2018 10:45:01 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Slice Of Life

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When someone brings up a possibility of an accident, you might scoff and think that there’s really nothing much that can be done about it. After all, an accident is something that’s out of our control. You can reduce the chances of it occurring, but when it happens, it happens.

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五种在下次建身前预防抽筋的方法

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2018 11:20:40 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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如果您想了解预防抽筋方法的重要性,试着记得上一次您因小腿抽痛而无助的趴在地上。

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