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

Dental Care Tips For Dementia Caregivers


Maintaining good oral health is important for your overall health and wellbeing. To help to reduce the risk of developing poor oral and dental health, it’s important to establish a dental care programme.

By encouraging good dental care, you reduce the chance that a more extensive dental procedures are needed later on, while also having the benefit of preventing eating difficulties, digestive problems, and infections.… Read the rest

Volunteering Goes Virtual!


Across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted communities and daily activities in unprecedented ways. Physical volunteering had to cease, leading ADA to redesign its volunteering initiatives to ensure that people who are keen to serve with a heart can continue to support the dementia community.

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