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​​​Learn About Common Conditions

Find out more about some of the common chronic conditions faced by seniors in Singapore today, their signs and symptoms, and treatment options. Get caregiving advice on taking care of loved ones with stroke or cancer also. If you are taking care of a loved one with dementia or mental health conditions, you can also find out more about the conditions, and the support available to help your loved one live well in the community.

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Common Chronic Conditions

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Stroke

Stroke happens when blood supply to the brain is interrupted, leading to brain damage. A common effect of stroke is a physical disability which may linger on. Learn how to be prepared at home for your loved one's everyday life.

Cancer

The term “cancer” refers to a group of diseases characterised by abnormal cell growth. Unlike normal cells, cancer cells divide and grow uncontrollably, and these excess cells form a mass of tissue called a tumour.

Mental Wellness and Dementia

Find out about the community support available to help you and your loved one to live well at home or in the community. Get in depth advice on how to take good care of your loved one with dementia effectively.

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