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More Love For All Seasons

 

ADA’s charity concert, Love For All Seasons, returned for its second edition this year, bigger and better than before.

The curtains closed on ADA’s second edition of Love For All Seasons after two sessions filled with classic tunes which brought the audience on a trip down memory lane.… Read the rest

Four Ways To Avoid Caregiver Burnout

 

Caregiving is rewarding, but can also be a stressful experience. It’s important to take care of yourself to avoid feeling burned out by the challenges you deal with.

 

Caregiving is by no means an easy task, especially if you’re the primary caregiver of a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.… Read the rest

Tackling Dementia-related Sleep Problems

 

We have all been there before: we are all more prone to grouchiness, irritability, and emotional instability when we lack sleep. In today’s fast paced society, sleep – specifically quality, restful sleep – is almost a luxury few can afford, and sleep deprivation has found its ways to affect our lives to varying degrees.

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Handling Dementia Denial

 

It can be difficult to accept a dementia diagnosis, and understanding the reason behind the denial is important to coming up with strategies to help your loved one.

 

Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be harrowing—it’s normal for the person who has been diagnosed to feel a range of negative emotions, from sadness to frustration, or even outright denial.… Read the rest

A Day Of Fun, #DespiteDementia

 

 

“We need to focus more on what persons living with dementia can still do despite the condition, rather than what they cannot do.” These were the words of Mr Jason Foo, CEO of Alzheimer’s Disease Association, at his opening address for the World Alzheimer’s Month 2019 Carnival, held on 21 Sep this year.

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Empowering Dementia Care Practitioners with VIPS

 

On 3 to 6 September 2019, ADA organised a series of lectures and workshops by Professor Dawn Brooker from the University of Worcester and Director of the Association for Dementia Studies (ADS).  An inaugural visit to Singapore, she was accompanied by Ms Isabelle Latham, Senior Lecturer at ADS.

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Be part of the #DespiteDementia movement

 

 

Despite Dementia, it’s not the end. People living with dementia face challenges that most of us won’t, but that doesn’t mean they can’t live well. There are many ways they can live life to the full and thrive in spite of their challenges.

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Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference heading to Singapore in March 2020

Update as of 10 February 2020:
Due to the evolving novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation, the Singapore Government has raised the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level to orange and has advised against non-essential large-scale events. Following the advice by Singapore’s Ministry of Health, we are postponing the ADI/ADA conference from 19-21 March 2020 to 10-12 December 2020. … Read the rest

Journey with Arts & Dementia (JADe) Programme

Supported by the Chua Foundation, ADA is excited to introduce ‘Journey with Arts & Dementia’ or ‘JADe’ for short. The JADe programme is an extended initiative from our current Arts & Dementia programme which is catered to persons with dementia enrolled in our daycare centres.

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