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A guide to teaching elderly parents how to use a smartphone

Have you ever wondered how eight-year-olds can intuitively use smartphones whereas seniors with rich life experience find it difficult to understand them? The elderly are ‘digitally unprepared’ because they grew up without the help of such technology. Teaching them can be difficult but it is important if you don...

Success Story: Find Out Why Angelina Bought SilverPad For Her Mother

I was looking for a software (or App) that was both portable and easily accessible, and something friendly, even my mother could learn to use on her own, with minimal hassle…I was soon convinced that the SilverPad is exactly the digital-tablet solution that had all the features I sought – portability, accessi...

7 Things To Do During Dialysis For Elderly

Dialysis is a treatment that replicates the functions of the kidneys by removing toxins, wastes and excess body fluids from the body. There are two main types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. The effectiveness of these two types of dialysis is comparable but the working principles are quite differen...

3 Tips to Prevent Falls Among the Elderly

By The Golden Concepts Falls are particularly prevalent among the elderly, and are detrimental as they often lead to immobility, difficulty performing daily activities and even take a toll on both mental and emotional health. With access to the right information and by installing the appropriate fall- proof product...

Non-Emergency Medical Transport Services in Singapore

Since April 2019, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) stopped conveying non-emergency cases to hospitals. According to SCDF, about 10% out of the 995 calls (with an average of 50 calls daily) made each year are non-emergencies. They have advised that people with non-emergency cases should seek treatment from thei...