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Filipino Caregiver: How to Help Elderly Avoid Stroke

There are 6,943 cases of stroke in Singapore for the year 2014, rising to 6,642 cases recorded until 2018. Not only that, Strait Times reported that one out of 10 patients is under 50 years old, and the victims are getting younger each year. In fact, stroke is recorded as the 4th common cause of […]

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Bedsores 101: What Live-in Caregivers Should Know

Bedsores 101: What Live-in Caregivers Should Know Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, should be a major concern for all live-caregivers, especially those who take care of bedridden elderly patients. Surprisingly, the number of patients bedsores have killed plummets to over 60,000 each year, a figure which rockets higher in caregiving homes and hospitals. While […]

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The Guide to Encourage Elderly Exercise

The elderly’s number one excuse to avoid exercise is their frail body due to old age! However, studies say we aren’t limited by our age when it comes to exercise. Through the guidance of the Filipino caregiver, the elderly can still perform exercises! Changing the elderly’s sedentary lifestyle can decrease their chances of diabetes and […]

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Tips for Taking Care of Elderly at Home

Tips for Taking Care of Elderly at Home Almost 90% of seniors in the US wants to grow old in their present residence, not in nursing homes. In Singapore, 9% of elderly population lives alone instead of staying in a nursing community. In a global scale, the elderly population wants to assert independence as much […]

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Five Methods to Try When Elderly has Repetitive Behavior

Five Methods to Try When Elderly has Repetitive Behavior Grandma is restlessly unpacking and packing her clothing, opening her drawer, and asking the same questions again and again. These behaviors seem tiring and pointless for the live-in caregivers and family members who are observing, but for the elderly, it isn’t. They usually do it to […]

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A Guide to Understanding Autism Patients

A Guide to Understanding Autism Patients The more the live-in caregiver knows about Autism, the more equipped she is in taking care of the autistic patient. Before she starts working in Singapore, we must first check if the live-in caregiver is ready to learn about autism and get to know her future patient well. Those […]

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These Benefits Will Make Seniors Quit Smoking

These Benefits Will Make Seniors Quit Smoking Smoking cessation is an uphill battle for everyone. People say they want to quit smoking but this habit is harder to break especially if the person smoked all his life. Some seniors believe it’s too late to turn over a new leaf and start anew. Some would say […]

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The Filipino Caregiver’s Guide in Taking Care of Stroke Patients

The Filipino Caregiver’s Guide in Taking Care of Stroke Patients   Difficulties after stroke often include speech difficulty, arm and leg malfunctions, and emotional negative impacts such as anxiety, grief, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The Filipino caregiver or Indonesian caregiver who takes care of stroke patients must completely understand the risks and challenges the patient […]

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Live in Caregiver – Steps on How to Bathe elderly

Live in Caregiver – Steps on How to Bathe elderly Assisting an elderly to take a bath is one of the most difficult tasks of a caregiver. It takes a lot of patience and effort to finish the procedures carefully. If you don’t have much experience in this, we recommend the following procedures on how […]

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Mistakes the Live-in Caregivers Must Avoid

Mistakes the Live-in Caregivers Must Avoid   Taking care of senior parents is such an immense responsibility and mistakes are inevitable for caregivers along the way. These mistakes, unfortunately, don’t come with red lights and buzzers. These are mistakes we normally do day to day, not knowing they are dangerous for our loved one.   […]

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Live in Caregiver – The Best Food for Elderly’s Skin

Live in Caregiver – The Best Food for Elderly’s Skin The primary culprit behind the skin’s elasticity loss are natural aging processes and damage caused by environmental factors. Aging is inevitable but small changes in the elderly’s diet can boost anti-aging benefits, leaving the skin soft and younger. We don’t need to rely on the […]

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Improve Elderly Balance with These Items

Improve Elderly Balance with These Items Statistics says that up to 45% of elders fall each year because balance decline as they age. The unsteadiness is due to the inactivity and disuse of their bodies. Having injuries is also one of the common health issues an elderly face. But here’s something uplifting for our aging […]

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Live in Caregiver – Senior’s Flu Prevention 101

Live in Caregiver – Senior’s Flu Prevention 101 Rainy days increase the possibility of our loved ones catching a flu because of the environment’s higher humidity. In days like this, we may like to do proper precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones.   Seniors are more prone to flu and infection than healthy […]

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The Senior’s House Cleaning Checklist Every Maid Must Have

The Senior’s House Cleaning Checklist Every Maid Must Have A woman has some observations every time she visits her mother who is in her 50s: The bills and mails are piling up and untouched. Old newspapers and clothes covered most surfaces, messing up the cozy mood that was in the house. The whole house became […]

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Brain Stimulating Activities for your Loved Ones

Brain Stimulating Activities for your Loved Ones   Challenging our brain is an effective method to preserve its health. Brain stimulation involves learning new things and enjoying activities we don’t do anymore as we age. Doing these things benefits elderly who are prone to different types of dementia. Eden Grace Caregivers Agency would like to […]

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A Simple Trick to Communicate with a Dementia Patient

A Simple Trick to Communicate with a Dementia Patient Dementia patients with their live-in caregivers in Singapore encounter many communication challenges together. Dementia patients don’t only forget their most recent days but also their ability to do simple tasks like bathing and grooming themselves. The good news is that, there is a simple trick that […]

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5 Basic Nutrition Tips for a Healthier Elderly

5 Basic Nutrition Tips for a Healthier Elderly Food is a basic need that requires thorough planning as we age. For the elderly, eating difficulties may be experienced when the sign of aging starts: a loss of appetite and unhealthy weight loss, problems chewing or swallowing, depression, or a need to reduce fat and sugar […]

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4 Things to Expect When Hiring a Caregiver

4 Things to Expect When Hiring a Caregiver Depression, weight loss, forgetfulness, and poor hygiene—these are just few of the signs that our aging parents need help. Most of us, including our parents, don’t want to confront this reality. However, we must accept that everyone will eventually reach this age and we need to seek […]

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