About ADA

The Association was formed in 1990 as a result of growing concern for the needs of people with dementia and their families. ADA is a voluntary welfare organisation and is made up of caregivers, professionals and all who are interested in dementia.


ADA provides the following services:

  • Day care for the people with dementia at our New Horizon Centres
  • Transportation service to attend the New Horizon Centres
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • Caregiver Support Services through the Caregiver Support Centres
  • Information and referral
  • Caregiver Support Groups conducted in English, Mandarin and Malay
  • Counselling for caregivers
  • Safe Return Card
  • Training programmes on dementia care
  • Consultancy service in Person-centered Care
  • Public education
  • Resource library
  • Volunteer programme
  • Attachment for nursing, medical and social work students for practical training

Our Vision

Towards a dementia inclusive society.

Our Mission

  • To provide quality care and support
  • To promote research, education and training for dementia intervention and prevention
  • To be the voice for people with dementia and their families
  • To be the leader in dementia care
  • To enable people with dementia and their families to continue to live with dignity

Our Core Values

Compassion, Commitment, Innovation, Professionalism, Integrity

Our Objectives

  • To increase the quality and quantity of care for the elderly with dementia
  • To increase the number of services for the elderly with dementia and to be a model for other organisations to follow and learn from
  • To increase families’ abilities to cope with and continue caring for their elderly with dementia
  • To manage and support Centres for the elderly with dementia
  • To increase opportunities for research, the teaching and training of psychogeriatrics for personnel caring for the elderly with dementia

Compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act of 2012

Pursuant to the enactment of the Personal Data Protection Act of 2012, Alzheimer’s Disease Association has taken progressive steps to tighten governance of personal data acquired in the course of serving the community. We take personal data privacy very seriously and have sought the legal counsel of relevant government and private agencies to review and enhance compliance.

As a non-profit, our limited resources will not allow us to achieve total compliance immediately. In the meantime, we seek the public’s cooperation and understanding in advising us of any possible oversight or improvement that can be addressed to safeguard personal data. Please write to us at and address your concerns to the ADA Data Protection Committee.