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Speech Therapy 101

Speech Therapy 101

Ever notice an individual stammering or stuttering his or her words? Do you find that same individual having difficulties swallowing or coughing more frequently during meals? Speech therapy could just be what they need and more.

The Silver Lining Of A Burnout

The Silver Lining Of A Burnout

Rosalynn Carter, the former First Lady of the United States once said, “There are only four kinds of people in this world, those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those who will be caregivers, those who will need caregivers.”  We share a...

Conversations with a grandchild: Raja Sofea

Conversations with a grandchild: Raja Sofea

Grandchildren illuminate and enliven the world for their grandparents. These days, it’s almost too easy to let the busy lives we lead keep us from spending time with our grandparents more regularly. Since time can never be replaced , it’s even more crucial whom we...

Grandchild By Chance, Caregiver By Choice

Grandchild By Chance, Caregiver By Choice

“If you’re lucky enough to have grandparents — visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.” When Vijitha’s grandmother passed away, little did she know that it was the beginning of her humble journey of caregiving. She was only 15 then, and today, she...

Cancer Care in Malaysia

Cancer Care in Malaysia

Since 2000, the 4th of February is annually commemorated as World Cancer Day. The theme for this year’s World Cancer Day is “ I Am And I Will”, a call-to-action for personal commitment to reduce the growing impact of cancer in solidarity with individuals and their...

20 Activities To Usher In 2020 For Seniors in Malaysia

20 Activities To Usher In 2020 For Seniors in Malaysia

As we get older, our social circles tend to become smaller. This leaves many seniors at risk of loneliness and social isolation, which can negatively impact their physical and mental health. In fact, 30% of the elderly population in Malaysia either live alone or with...

A Guide to Ostomy and Stoma Care

A Guide to Ostomy and Stoma Care

When asked what an ostomy or stoma is — most times, people do not know how to care for it until it affects them or unless they know someone in the family who has it. The terms stoma and ostomy are used interchangeably even though they have different meanings. An...

5 Ways Home Care Can Help With Loneliness

5 Ways Home Care Can Help With Loneliness

As your loved ones age, facing loneliness and isolation is almost inevitable. One by one, their young ones leave the nest and eventually, parents and grandparents are by themselves, growing together with their spouses or an acute circle of friends to rely on for their...

5 Benefits Of Physiotherapy For The Elderly

5 Benefits Of Physiotherapy For The Elderly

Would you believe if there was a non-drug treatment for the elderly that works for injuries and conditions such as arthritis, joint pain, Parkinson's, and incontinence all while improving your strength and endurance?  There is one — physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is...

World Alzheimer’s Month Highlights At Homage

World Alzheimer’s Month Highlights At Homage

September 2019 marked the 8th World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness for dementia and challenge the stigma that surrounds it. In conjunction with World Alzheimer's Month, Homage took the opportunity to address the stigma and encourage...

Homage in ADI’s Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019

Homage in ADI’s Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019

On the 16th-18th August 2019, Homage was part of the Alzheimer’s Disease International 21st Asia Pacific Regional Conference held in Hotel Istana, Malaysia. The theme for this year’s conference was Dementia: A Life-Cycle Approach II – Care, Educate, Prevent. More than...

Opting for Professional Aged Care Services

Opting for Professional Aged Care Services

Professional carer Chan Kuan Hong, 31 (right) interacting with Loh Kum Hing, 85, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. --fotoBERNAMA (2019) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED   This article first appeared on Bernama.   MALAYSIA, 14 AUGUST 2019 - It was about 4pm when...

Mothers to all

Mothers to all

This article first appeared on New Straits Times.   MALAYSIA, 12 MAY 2019 - UNSUNG heroes. That’s what they are. And yet, they’re the ones who remain at their care’s bedside long after everyone else has gone. And in the darkness of the night, their shadows flit...

Health tech rolls in from the straits

Health tech rolls in from the straits

This article first appeared on The Star Online. Caregiving services platform aims to sign on 1,000 caregivers in three years   MALAYSIA, 18 FEBRUARY 2019 - SINGAPORE-based care-giving startup Homage has rolled out its services in the central region in Malaysia...

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