CAREGIVING

CAREGIVING

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    Commentary: When memory fails in old age - the fight for independence, well-being shouldn’t be a lonely one

    Comprehensive dementia care requires an integration of community and home-based support, say Duke NUS Medical School’s Centre for Ageing Research ...
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    Commentary: Living with dementia, anguish and guilt plague families caring for loved ones

    Families often learn to adapt to new physical needs, but are ill-equipped to deal with the emotional resolve the condition demands, says Melissa ...
  3. Stella and mother

    Missing items, temper tantrums and life shifts: One woman’s journey in caring for her mother-in-law with dementia

    With one in 10 seniors above 60 in Singapore suffering from dementia, CNA took a look at how one caregiver handled the situation when her ...
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    Commentary: Burden of caring for ageing parents weighs heaviest on unmarried daughters

    Women are expected to live well into their mid-80s, but many will find themselves unable to afford care in their old age when they are busy caring ...
  5. heartache, heart broken elderly man travelling on the bus

    Commentary: The middle life crisis we don't want to confront

    Midlife crisis is rarely discussed among family and friends, says Arizona State University's Frank J Infurna.
  6. Elderly parents health check screening

    Commentary: Opening earlier and more - some senior care centres in Taiwan take service to new levels

    New innovative concepts in Taiwan promote dignity and compassion in old age and senior care, says SUSS’s Sng Hock Lin.
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    Commentary: The hidden strength of those caring for loved ones with dementia

    Caring for someone with dementia is stressful but can be rewarding too, says University of Liverpool's Warren Donnellan.
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    Commentary: Who's looking after the children and elderly if more women work?

    Care work is rarely included in standard prescriptions for increasing women’s economic participation, University of Sydney's Elizabeth Hill, ...
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    Hiring untrained maids to take care of frail, sick elderly may not be safe or sustainable: Experts

    Those ill-prepared to take care of ailing elderly folk could be at risk of feeling burnt out, experts say.