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[Free Template] Medication Log Sheet

Have you ever missed doses of your medication? One pill a day is manageable, but when the medicines add up, staying on schedule can become quite the hassle. This medication log sheet helps you better organise your medications, and ensures you or your loved ones are taking the right doses at the right time.

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Music Therapy: A Soothing Gem for People With Dementia

Her grandfather was in his late stage of Alzheimer’s, but the moment she would play old Shanghainese tunes, he would hum along, and sometimes, even dance with her. These were the amazing little details that made policy researcher Helen So convinced of the power of music therapy. It allows our elderly loved ones to “live a little”, she firmly believes.

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First Step to Successful Caregiving Is to Build Your Care Team

When Wendy Yu’s mother suffered a disabling stroke, it derailed Wendy’s life as well. A little over a year into her caregiving role, she is still very much in a steep learning curve. We sit down with Wendy as she shares her insights coping with the aftermath of this debilitating experience and advice for new caregivers who are finding themselves on similar paths.

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[Free Template] Body Temperature Log Sheet

The elderly and chronically ill are especially susceptible to health issues, and the occurrence of a fever can be the first indication of a problem. Routine monitoring of body temperature can aid early detection and minimise the risk of infection.

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5 Ways to Involve Your Ageing Relatives in the Holiday Cheer

The Lunar festive season is upon us. Although an exuberant time for one and all, the elderly in our lives might not accommodate as well to the holiday season as us, due to physical or mental limitations. Find out how you can ensure their comfort while encouraging them to be an active part of the celebration.

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Making your home elderly-friendly

While 90% of seniors prefer to stay comfortably at home as people age, not all homes are designed elderly-friendly. To ensure proper elderly residential care, much consideration is needed to ensure that the environment has enough lighting and can prevent accidental falls.

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