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For the Rapidly Growing Eldercare Industry (ELDEX)

Meet more than 5,000 trade visitors and buyers from the ASEAN markets when you exhibit at ELDEX Asia 2019!

Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia (ELDEX) is a trade and consumer exhibition that creates an effective marketplace for international silver economy suppliers to meet and engage with Asia Pacific trade visitors and end-users.… Read the rest

Have good fun for a good cause at WAM2019 Carnival!

 

 

World Alzheimer’s Month (WAM) is the international campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) held every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Within World Alzheimer’s Month falls World Alzheimer’s Day, designated by the global community as the day we come together to stand in solidarity with persons with dementia and their loving families.

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An Afternoon Full Of Love

 

 

ADA’s Star Charity Luncheon was a success, raising more than $200,000 to fund our Memories Café programme for at least another two years.

 

It was an afternoon of exquisite dining and exciting entertainment at ADA’s fundraising gala, the Star Charity Luncheon.… Read the rest

Hear from our Voices for Hope

 

 

Hearing personal stories are often significant and meaningful. Through Voices for Hope, ADA wants persons with dementia and their families to partner with us in our dementia awareness and advocacy efforts.

 

Persons with dementia are generally perceived to be incapable of making decisions and their opinions are rarely consulted.… Read the rest

ADA receives S$1m donation from Musim Mas

 

On 4 July 2019, ADA was honoured to receive a S$1 million donation from leading palm oil company, Musim Mas Holdings. The generous donation is set to help improve the lives of those living with dementia and caregivers, and will go towards providing one year of financial assistance for over 300 families who have loved ones with dementia who may not be able to afford the fees at New Horizon Centres.

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Channel 8’s “Morning Express” Features Initiatives to Support the Fight against Dementia

One in 10 people aged 60 and above may have dementia. To effectively address this condition, people and organisations are working on the ground and encouraging others to create dementia-friendly communities. A variety of initiatives supporting the fight against dementia were highlighted on the 16 April edition of Channel 8’s Morning Express.

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Let’s Recycle and Create Together!

ADA recently embarked on the Recycled Arts Programme for persons with cognitive impairment or dementia. It is a pilot programme that aims to provide purposeful engagement and improve their overall well-being.

 

To kickstart this programme, Gosip Café at Thomson Plaza has graciously offered their public space to allow persons with dementia and caregivers an opportunity to meet others of the same condition and have fun through arts in an environment that accepts them.… Read the rest