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<h1>Understanding Home Care - When Is the Right Time to Seek Help? </h1>
The aging population in Singapore is continuing to grow. A June 2015 study by the National Population
and Talent Division found that Singaporeans age 65 and above are 13.1 percent of Singapore’s
population, which is up from 12.4 percent in 2014.
As our population ages, the primary concern is to provide our elders with the proper care, allowing them
to lead the fullest, most comfortable lives.
The big question is, “when does an elder need home care?” It’s a question we get at Homage quite
often. Unfortunately, there’s no magic formula for knowing exactly when the time is right. Having the
right information available makes the process a lot less stressful for elders and those who care for them.
It can be made easier by keeping an eye out for key signs:
• Mobility is interfering with regular activities - If mobility has become increasingly difficult, either
around the house or when going out of the house, help may be critical. This is when bringing in a
home care professional can greatly improve quality of life of the elderly and allows the family to
continue with their normal life.
• Medications and Personal Care are being neglected - These two areas are a critical part of an
elder person’s health and well-being. Understandably, asking for help with these types of daily
tasks can be embarrassing for an elder, yet it is a danger for safety for the elderly. Keeping a
close eye on these needs will enable families to make informed decisions about asking for a
home care professional.
• Care becomes a full time job - Whether families realize it or not, caring for elderly loved ones
quickly becomes a full-time job. In an ideal world, family members would have the luxury of
quitting their jobs, or taking in an aging family member in order to provide personal,
comfortable in-home care their loved ones need. We applaud family members that taking on
this kind of commitment. If your life is hindered fo