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Musim Mas Bolsters Support For ADA With S$1 Million Donation

 

ADA has received a generous S$1 million donation from Musim Mas Holdings to further support our work in caring for persons with dementia especially through the COVID-19 pandemic.

ADA is one of five Singapore-based organisations who each received a donation of S$1 million through Musim Mas’ “Project Onward”, a multi-million-dollar care fund to support Singapore’s move forward out of COVID-19, and to demonstrate solidarity and commitment to vulnerable families and individuals in need during this period.… Read the rest

Words Hurt

 

Hurt can take many different forms; it’s more than physical pain. Words, especially, have the power to hurt, and the scars that result aren’t just skin deep.

 

The words we choose to use can have a significant and lasting impact on someone’s psyche, which makes adopting the use of appropriate words all the more important.… Read the rest

Update on COVID-19: Changes to ADA Programmes and Events

 

In light of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19, previously known as 2019-nCov) and its effects on Singapore, ADA has had to make the difficult decision to temporarily suspend and postpone some of our programmes, services, and events.

 

This is to ensure the utmost care, safety and health of all our persons with dementia, caregivers, volunteers, partner organisations, and staff.… Read the rest

ADA Ushers In The Year Of The Rat!

 

As part of this year’s Lunar New Year festivities, ADA and our dedicated partners set out to bring joy, prosperity and good fortune to our clients, caregivers and longtime volunteers!

 

Let’s look back on how ADA ushered in the Year of the Rat.… Read the rest

Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2020

 

Congratulations to our outstanding staff members who clinched Silver Awards at this year’s Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2020!

Launched in 2011 and held annually by the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards (SHQSA) is a nationwide platform that honours healthcare professionals who have demonstrated remarkable commitment in delivering quality care and excellent service.… Read the rest

Ex-footballers 3.5 Times More Likely To Die From Dementia

 

With the SEA Games coming up, football fans will be treated to football action featuring nations in the region. Players represent their country with pride and passion, but they could risk more. A recent study indicates that former professional footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die of dementia than the general population.

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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

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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