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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...

Essential Apps and Features For The Elderly: SOS and Reminders

The advent of technology has made life easy for each and every one of us. Young people are more inclined towards using technology as compared to older people however this does not mean that technology cannot be friendly for the elderly. There are many different apps and features that old people can use in order to m...

Ways to Tackle Depression and Social Isolation in the Elderly Using Technology

One in every twenty people in Singapore suffers from depression. Even though depression is relatively more common among elderly, it is not a part of normal aging. The main causes of depression in old age can be separation from closed ones, loneliness, loss of a friend or family member and health problems.  I...