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Adapting Daily Activities For Loved Ones With Dementia

 

Enabling persons with dementia to carry out activities successfully can help bolster their confidence, and empower them to feel better able to maintain a level of independence.

While persons with dementia will need different amounts of help at different stages of dementia, it’s possible to adapt activities to help your loved one perform them independently.… Read the rest

How To Respond To Common Dementia Accusations

 

A person with dementia may sometimes make accusations against people around them, including their family, friends, and caregivers. This can be very challenging to deal with, and it is important to understand that the person with dementia isn’t making this accusations on purpose to hurt you.

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The Use Of Lego Therapy For Dementia

 

One of the activities for World Alzheimer’s Month 2020 was a large mural project made entirely of LEGO pieces! ADA Build with Us 2020 used actual building blocks to celebrate every person with dementia who makes up our wider community; but did you know that LEGO is also a great form of therapy that you can enjoy with your loved one?

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Up close and personal with Dr Ang Peng Chye

 

You may know him as the man who started ADA thirty years ago with a singular focus to champion the dementia cause. Today, Dr Ang Peng Chye shares with us about the early days that led to the establishment of Alzheimer’s Disease Association, its major milestones through the years and why he is hopeful for the dementia cause in Singapore.

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Vintage Radio For The Ageless Generation

 

Music is a wonderful medium that elderly persons with dementia can reminisce with and react positively to. Embracing this is VintageRadio.SG, a streamed radio station that plays vintage songs and oldies from the 50’s to 70’s exclusively.

ADA has linked up with a cool new radio station in town, VintageRadio.SG,… Read the rest

Ways To Create An Empowering Dementia Environment

 

With the overarching theme of ‘Empowerment’, World Alzheimer’s Month 2020 aims to empower and enable every person in Singapore’s dementia community.

Everyone deserves to live meaningful lives #DespiteDementia, and we can help make a difference by creating an enabling environment which empowers those living with dementia to live with dignity.… Read the rest

Tips To Clock Those Steps In A COVID-19 World

 

With many of our schedules still disrupted by COVID-19, clocking our steps isn’t quite as straightforward as climbing the stairs instead of taking the elevator as we go about our day.

With most of us working or studying from home on certain days, and restrictions on heading out to crowded areas, COVID-19 has made it difficult to simply clock steps as we go about our day.… Read the rest