Henry is 75-years-old. He was diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s Disease in 2016. Despite his condition, Henry remains highly independent.… Read the rest
“The Republic has to find ways for dementia patients to remain in their home environment, said Ms Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law in an interview with The Straits Times during her visit to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA).… Read the rest
Home is where the heart is, as the saying goes, and this is especially pertinent to the lives of those living with dementia.… Read the rest
Gardening has been shown to have significant health benefits. A moderate intensity exercise, it is also a great stress reliever with a positive effect on mental health. Horticulture soothes the mind and soul by letting persons with dementia interact with the great outdoors and with others, allowing them to become nurturers and boost their sense of self.… Read the rest
Singapore would not be what it is today if not for the contributions of our pioneers throughout the past 50 years. To honour and thank them, the 50cube Hike was organised as more than 500 people signed up to do their part and give back to the elderly.… Read the rest
In conjunction with Family of Wisdom’s (FOW) annual art exhibit, ‘Remember Me through My Art’ was held on the afternoon of 16 November at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).
The event, supported by Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing at TTSH, reached out to both clients and members of the public.
People with dementia exhibit challenging behaviours because the disease has caused changes within the brain. This leads them to have difficulties expressing their needs to you. The following are some suggestions to help you manage these challenging behaviours. Learn to understand their underlying needs, ensure the person’s safety and provide them with as much dignity and independence as possible.… Read the rest
On 26 September, we opened the doors of our renovated premises at our New Horizon Centre in Toa Payoh to our clients and caregivers. We also welcomed Defence Minister and MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Dr Ng Eng Hen, who graced the occasion with his presence.