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Fall Prevention Techniques

Falls in older adults can cause injuries and fractures in which may set off a series of events such as developing fear of further falls and getting dependent on carers for basic daily activities.

Watch Mr Kevin Francis of Hospy Asia as he demonstrates a few useful fall prevention techniques.

Simple Steps to Prevent Foot and Pressure Ulcers

Some diabetic and bed-ridden patients may experience wounds or sores that will take more than a few weeks to heal. This will also increase the chances of developing a serious infection and other complications.

Ms Stacy Toh Shiek of Alpro Pharmacy is here to share steps that one can take to manage the condition.

Benefits of Kegel Exercises

In our previous video, we speak about managing incontinence. In this video, Pn Nur Nadia of Pusat Perubatan UKM talks about kegel exercises – known to be one of the best ways to improve and maintain bowel and bladder functions.

p.s. studies have shown that if you practice kegel exercises for 5 mins, 2 to 3 times daily, you will likely see significant improvement in your ability to control urinary leakage.

Managing Incontinence

Incontinence is a common condition that affects millions of men and women of all ages. Watch Dr Warren Lo, VP of Continence Foundation Malaysia as he puts together some strategies that should help you or your senior one cope with day-to-day challenges of urinary incontinence.

Moving Seniors & Elder Persons Exercises

Patient safety is often the main concern when moving patients from bed to wheelchair. But remember you(caregiver) need to use proper “body mechanics” to reduce the likelihood of injury to yourself.

Watch Ms Lei Mee Mee of KPJ KL Rehabilitation Centre as she shows caregivers the techniques that they could learn and implement at home.  Lei also shares some excellent exercises that will benefit seniors with limited mobility.

Music Therapy

“Music therapy is not about entertainment or having fun with music. It is about involving oneself with music activities to give you a chance to improve your daily functioning while at the same time having fun,” says medical music therapist, Dr Indra...

Rehabilitation Exercises

Did you know that half of age-related changes that happen to your bones, muscles and joints occur directly because of your age? Symptoms such as reduced bone density, reduced muscle strength, poorer coordination and stiffer joints are normal effects that can affect older people’s mobility and balance and make them more likely to fall and break bones.

Watch Mr. Craig Lee of Your Physio as he shares a combination of physiotherapy exercises that you can do at home.

Food Labels: The Hidden Traps

Here’s a tip for you: When a food packaging claims of “low cholesterol” or “fat free”, it does not necessarily ensure a product is healthy. In this video, Mr. Ng Kar Foo of International Medical University, Division of Nutrition and Dietetics explains the...

Behavioural Changes and How to Cope

Watch Deidre Low, Helen Kok and team of Caring with You as they share on how to cope with one of the most difficult aspects during a loved one’s journey with dementia that is behavioural changes. Using role-play as situations, they will re-enact the most...

My Care Journey: An Elder’s Perspective

  We all want to experience our golden years with as much comfort and independence as possible. However, do you know that for a growing number of seniors, you’d realise that your body and mind will transform in fascinating ways over the course of your...

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