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4 Things You Need To Know Reading Into the Mind Of A Dementia Patient

"Dementia: When The Brain Is Ill" by Health Promotion Board, 5 April 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Dementia causes brain cells die faster than normal and can gradually affect our daily functioning. Learn more about this senior health issue. Symptoms of dementia are a result of impairment in thinking skills such as memory, attention, orientation, judgement and language. These symptoms affect a person’s ability to live and function safely and independently, becoming progressively worse over time. Dementia is not a normal part of ageing and is more than just forgetfulness. There are other lesser-known symptoms that may suggest the onset of dementia.

7 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

"7 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors and Caregivers" by Health Promotion Board, 5 October 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Understand the risk factors for falls and get practical tips on reducing the risk of falling for seniors and their caregivers. Most injuries affecting older people are the result of falls, but falls don’t just happen as we get older. More often than not, falls occur due to one or more risk factors. These include your physical condition or a medical problem, as well as safety hazards in your home or community environment. Personal risk factors include muscle weakness, especially in the

A Senior’s Best Way to Start Exercising Without Feeling Like A Dread!

"Exercises for the Elderly: Never Too Late to Start!" by National Health Group, 22 Jul 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults According to researchers, half an hour of light exercise, six days a week is all that is needed for an elderly person to reduce their chances of mortality by more than 40 per cent. This was the conclusion drawn after a 12-year Norwegian study of 6,000 men aged 73 and above. Those who took a brisk walk daily reduced their mortality rate by almost half compared to the sedentary group. Regular exercise reduces the risk

5 Essential Health Tips to Healthy Aging!

"Aging Well: 5 Essential Health Tips for the Elderly" by Changi General Hospital, 29 Dec 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Exercise and empower yourself to stay healthier, stronger and happier Growing older is a normal part of life and ageing will affect you physically and mentally. As you age, it is important to keep practising healthy habits that will help reduce stress and maintain a healthy mind and body. Although you cannot control everything that affects your health, keep in mind that many things are within your hands. There are things you can do to stay healthy that cost next to

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