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Guide: Aging in Place
This is a comprehensive guide on how to provide home care for the elderly. Family members can rotate with providing care, or the family helper can assist or at least be home with the elderly patient. Should the family really not be able to cope amongst themselves, then home nurses or external caregivers will have to be brought in.
Guide: Congratulations you're pregnant!
This is a guide to prepare you for your baby's arrival. This includes learning about the first trimester, looking for confinement care, shopping for baby, preparing your finances and even a baby shower!
Blog: Alzheimer's Disease Association on how to help dementia patients physically, emotionally and mentally
Do you know that the prevalence of dementia including Alzheimer's in Singapore is predicted to hit 45,000 in 2015 and 103,000 by 2030? In Malaysia, the numbers are more than double, according to Alzheimer's Disease International. Read the article
Blog: Speech Therapist Beatrice Teo shares her journey in helping people with communication and swallowing difficulties
In adults, signs that you may need speech therapy include difficulty with speech, voice and swallowing. For adults with swallowing difficulties, they would often cough or choke when eating and drinking. This may be due to weakness in their swallowing muscles, resulting in the food and drink entering the airway when they swallow. Read the article
Blog: Counsellor Kelly Tan shares how counselling helps with mental wellness
Counseling becomes a safe medium for those facing a stressful period in their lives. Stressful moments can sometimes arise from grieving a loss of a loved one, depression, addiction, anxiety, troubled domestic relationships, anger management and other issues, which are affecting the wellbeing of the individuals and their families. Read the article
Video: Occupational Therapy
An Occupational Therapist not only helps patients regain their functionality at home and in the community but also equips their caregivers with the knowledge to help the patients manage their psychological and physical stress. Watch the video
Video: A day in the life of a freelance nurse
For this year's Nurses Day, here's a special story from our freelance nurse Yassotha. As a nurse, do you know that there's more to the job than the confines of the hospital wards? Yassotha shares us on the perks and advantages in a day in the life of a freelance nurse! Watch the video
VIDEO: POST-NATAL COACHING FOR NEW MOTHERS
Pregnancy is simply the first step in motherhood. Are you prepared for what to expect after childbirth? Don't worry, there's a place where you can seek help if you're worried. Our post-natal coach Li Li shares her own personal experience and advice for new mothers who want the best for their newborn baby! Watch the video
VIDEO: CHIROPRACTIC THERAPY DURING PREGNANCY
Did you know that poor posture can lead to complications during pregnancy? Dr. Judy Lee from Wellness for Life Chiropractic not only highlights the problems that can arise from bad spinal health, but also teaches about the benefits that mothers-to-be can gain from chiropractic therapy during pregnancy. Watch the video
VIDEO: PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR POST-OPERATION RECOVERY
Physiotherapy is crucial to any post-operation recovery. Our freelance physiotherapist sheds some light on why it's important, as well as the exercises to help patients recover faster. Watch the video
Guide: So what if you're retrenched?
Retrenchment affects you not only physically, but hits hard on your mind, emotions, and feelings. Put it simply, your whole well-being is put under threat when you are being retrenched. In this e-book, you will find 5 tips that will help you take control of your situation, recommended by Sam Chia, a Business, Leadership & Life Coach and the Founder of SC Coaching Asia.
Guide: Mid-Career Journey
With more and more businesses engaging freelancers online, it's no surprise that many caregivers are posting their services on online platforms. CaregiverAsia is such a platform for freelance caregivers to post their job listings online for free.
Blog: 5 super viable career alternatives to full-time work
This list is a summary of our most favourite career alternatives to full time work, based on self reflection, conversations with peers and observations of others. Which path would you choose? Read the article
Guide: Ultimate Freelancing Guide 2017
We provide some broad guidelines on freelancing, tips on things you should consider and look or plan for if you are seriously considering a freelancing career; also where to go for more details and information, financial and tax information, as well as links to read about successful freelancing stories.