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The Impact Of Covid-19 In Pregnancy & Childbirth

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2021 12:30:00 PM / by Dr Sumita Dhiwakarr posted in Caring For The Elderly, Impact Of Covid-19, Pregnancy & Childbirth

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The current pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by the extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is spreading at an unprecedented rate globally. Pregnant women and their foetus are a high-risk group during outbreaks of infectious disease. Study shows that pregnant women with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 seen at a hospital are less likely to suffer fever or muscle pain, but if they develop serious illness, they are more likely than non-pregnant women with COVID-19 to require intensive care.

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Technnology To Help With Dementia Care

[fa icon="calendar'] May 11, 2021 12:00:00 PM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly, Technology Is Vital

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Technological advances present a more convenient alternative for many facets of our daily life, some of which can make a real difference in taking some burden off the caregiver and keeping persons with dementia more comfortable and safe.

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How a Dementia Journal Makes Caregiving Easier

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2021 5:36:06 PM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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Consistently taking notes on dementia symptoms can help you feel more in control of your caregiving journey, and can also help you better understand your loved one’s needs.

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Responding to Mood Changes in your Loved Ones

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 17, 2021 10:50:44 AM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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With most of the family staying home during this period, persons with dementia might be confused or stressed by the changes in their daily environment and routine. As caregivers, it is important to reassure them and find ways to reduce the factors that affect their mood.

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COVID-19: Minimising Stress with a New Routine

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2021 10:17:00 AM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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COVID-19 has disrupted many of our routines, which can be especially hard on persons living with dementia. During this extraordinary period, it’s important to try to keep to a daily routine as much as possible.

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How to Handle Medical Appointments Amidst COVID-19

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 20, 2021 11:12:53 AM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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Medical appointments are some of the more essential reasons that will see us leaving the house amidst the COVID-19 measures. During these appointments, taking extra precautions will go a long way in keeping our loved ones safe.

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Applying for Lasting Power of Attorney in Singapore

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 6, 2021 10:42:06 AM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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In order to make important healthcare and financial decisions for someone who has lost their mental capacity, it’s important to begin the process of applying for a Lasting Power Of Attorney (LPA) early. Here’s how, and what you can do if a loved one has lost their mental capacity before they were able to successfully apply for an LPA.

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The Truth about Caregiving

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2020 12:02:31 PM / by Strada Visual Lab posted in Caring For The Elderly, Wellness

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Have you always felt a higher calling to provide care to others? Or perhaps you heard from a friend that freelance caregiving is an excellent way to gain extra income! Though an immensely rewarding experience, caregiving may not always be an easy journey for some. Read on to find out some little-known truths about caregiving to better prepare yourself for your caregiving journey!

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Monitoring Your Loved Ones for COVID

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 25, 2020 10:15:15 AM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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It’s important to monitor your loved ones for COVID-19 symptoms, to ensure that you can respond in a timely manner should the need arise.

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Reminiscence Therapy for Dementia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 4, 2020 8:52:22 AM / by CaregiverAsia posted in Caring For The Elderly

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