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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

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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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