3 Tips To Reduce Sundowning


You’ve been caring for your grandmother throughout the day, and for the most part, she has been cooperative, responsive, and even jovial at times. However, as evening arrived, she seemed to have become a different person. As the natural light faded, her control over her mental faculties and emotions seemed to diminish as well, resulting in her feeling confused, restless, and irritated.

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Taking A Memory-Filled Breather


With the first week of March out of the way, the March holidays is upon us again. This brief term holiday offers a window of opportunity for meaningful family time with both young and old. Take your plans one step further and make it more memorable by incorporating activities that stave off the tendrils of dementia and creates great memories at the same time.

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CNY Packet Racket


The Lunar New Year gets therapeutic (and auspicious) with handmade red packet lanterns.


With the Chinese New Year festivities upon us, red may just be the warmest colour. It is the time to enjoy the warmth of kinship and good company, tell stories passed down for generations, and of course, indulge in copious amounts of our favourite Chinese New Year grub.

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Take a swipe at dementia


Things can get overwhelming in the process of caring for someone with dementia. Naturally, the amount of reliance and responsibility resting solely on a caregiver’s shoulders can be overbearing, not to mention having your personal time and rest stripped away.

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5 New Year Resolutions For Caregivers


For many of us, a New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. But for a caregiver who bears the noble yet heavy responsibility of looking after a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, the start of a new year brings about an opportunity to alleviate feelings of burnout and set goals to achieve a much-needed balance in life.

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5 Ways You can Reduce Your Risk of Dementia


As much as researchers have made inroads into finding new treatments that alter the course of dementia and improve the quality of life for people with the condition, searching for a cure has proved elusive. Alzheimer’s Disease is gaining a more prominent presence among causes of disability and death.

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Dealing with the 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving


November is National Caregivers Month in the United States, and caregivers deserve to be celebrated and acknowledged for their ceaseless care for those in need. Caregivers are the unsung heroes of the frontline of their respective medical spheres, and nobody can truly understand the challenges of caregiving more than a fellow caregiver.

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Dealing with Dementia: the First Step


With a new case of dementia diagnosed every four seconds, we can never be absolutely sure if the behaviour our loved ones exhibit is, in fact, the symptoms of the condition. Is grandpa forgetting where he left the television remote control for the umpteenth time a cause for concern?

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World Alzheimer’s Month 2017: An Event to Remember


Wholesome activities and informative talks contributed to a rousing event with precious takeaways.



On the 21 and 22 September, we held our annual event in commemoration of World Alzheimer’s Month. Organised in partnership with Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, where the event was held, the free two-day community health forum adopted the theme: Remember Me: Early diagnosis means I can live well for longer.… Read the rest