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Tips to Effectively Communicate with Older People

People can experience communication difficulties as we age, caused by sensory deterioration. Hearing impairment, brain lesion, declining memory and poor vision can often create barriers in communication. However, these hindrances can be overcome with some effort and...

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How to Care for People With Dementia

Providing care for people with dementia can be physically and emotionally challenging. You need to have enough knowledge about the condition and a positive attitude to improve the care you provide. It takes a lot of patience, compassion and understanding to support...

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Understanding Children With Special Needs

‘Special needs’ is an umbrella term that refers to an array of diagnoses and disabilities. It is used to identify mental, physical or psychological disabilities that affect a person’s function and behaviour. Children with disabilities may have a mild learning...

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Staying Safe and Warm at Home During the Cold Weather

As the winter season kicks in, more people start to get sick. Aside from the fact that it is the time when colds, sore throats and flu are at their peak, the human immune system also gets compromised by the sudden drop in temperature, making it too weak to fight off...

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Tips For Recovering And Staying Well After A Heart Attack

If you have recently survived a heart attack, it may take time before you go back to your daily routine. You need to take some rest and make lifestyle changes to allow yourself to completely heal and recover. You may also need to ask for assistance during this time....

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Top Tips To Help Parents Care For Their Child With Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental condition that affects how a person communicates and interacts with other people. Children with autism need proper support and care to overcome their challenges and to lead fulfilling lives. Here are some...

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5 Ways to Promote Independence in Adults with Disabilities

Typically, we define independence as living in a home of your own and working to pay for your own living expenses. However, this may be a little different for adults with a disability. The UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disability defines independence for...

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Tips To Care For Someone With Dementia At Home

Dementia is due to certain diseases that affect the brain, resulting in a progressive loss of mental function. Over the course of time, all types of dementia will eventually lead to memory loss, personality and behavioural changes, loss of reasoning and judgment as...

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