Health

CPR retention

CPR retention

8 November 2017 / Health / No comments

Singapore Heart Foundation launches CPR Refresh to promote skills retention through virtual reality learning and feedback.

 
Fractures due to osteoporosis threaten seniors’ independence

Fractures due to osteoporosis threaten seniors’ independence

25 October 2017 / Health / No comments

The International Osteoporosis Foundation and its member societies worldwide emphasis early prevention.

 
“I can’t hear you”

“I can’t hear you”

24 October 2017 / Health / 2 comments

Two seniors reveal their hearing loss and their hearing aid woes.

 
Most people do not fully understand cataracts

Most people do not fully understand cataracts

17 October 2017 / Health / No comments

Johnson & Johnson Vision’s 2017 Cataract Awareness Survey found that only 11 percent are aware that vision loss due to cataracts can be regained after surgery.

 
“Bouncing forward” from adversity

“Bouncing forward” from adversity

12 October 2017 / Health / No comments

Recent CARE conference explores ways of defining, measuring and developing interventions for resilience in older ages.

 
Voicing out against stigma

Voicing out against stigma

3 October 2017 / Health / No comments

Free concert to raise awareness and combat stigma against mental health issues.

 
Hong Kong’s seniors age-in-place

Hong Kong’s seniors age-in-place

20 September 2017 / Health / No comments

The country’s Housing Society has come up with initiatives to address this need for seniors who prefer staying in their own homes.

 
Get fit!

Get fit!

19 September 2017 / Health / 2 comments

Move over GuavaPass, there is now a platform just for seniors so they can exercise and bond.

 
Therapies for AF-related stroke prevention

Therapies for AF-related stroke prevention

13 September 2017 / Health / No comments

Though warfarin is commonly used, non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants are increasingly a better option.

 
Studying nutritional deficiencies in elderly

Studying nutritional deficiencies in elderly

5 September 2017 / Health / No comments

Asia’s largest clinical study will help establish nutritional standards for the elderly.