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Have You #Given Yet?

 

 

As society continues to evolve, we must remain open to new ideas to keep pace with shifting trends in demographics, economics and technology.

 

We have recently agreed to collaborate on an interesting new initiative by The GIVEN Company, a proudly Singaporean social enterprise which aims to make charity fundraising more efficient, effective and sustainable by employing alternative technology-based solutions.… Read the rest

Fundraising Fun with East Spring Secondary!

 

 

The Fundraising & Community Enabling team from Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) supported East Spring Secondary School’s Sports Day-cum-Charity Bazaar held at Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) on 16 May.

 

The event saw a huge turnout of students, parents and friends rallying together, setting up food, drinks and game stalls for the school’s Charity Bazaar.… Read the rest

80 Students from Fairfield Methodist benefit from Dementia-awareness Workshops

 

On 18 May 2018, our Community Enabling team headed to Fairfield Methodist School (Secondary) to conduct dementia-awareness mini-workshops for over 80 lower secondary students.

 

The dementia-awareness workshop was held in conjunction with other mini-workshops by different community partners, as part of the school’s Social Impact programme where students get to learn more about the various communities in Singapore (elderly, individuals with special needs and migrant workers) including ADA.… Read the rest

An Ode To My Mother

 

Memories may fade with the onset of dementia, but some bonds persist forever. Family of Wisdom Caregiver Grace Eng fondly recalls being touched by her mother’s love and fulfilling her duties as a daughter.

 

 

“Peng, when are we going to wrap ‘zong zi’?” I stopped in my tracks and looked back at her.

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Still Alice … And Only 100 Years Young

 

“What’s there to be unhappy? Must always have a smile.” With an easy smile and the occasional hearty chuckle, Madam Alice Lim certainly embodies the spirit of someone who has seen it all and appreciates the simple things in life.

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Henry’s Story

 

“Working at the ADAcafé, dad has become less agitated, he even makes curry puffs for the family, at times,” said Eric, Henry’s son.

 

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