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Finding My Way Home

 

As dementia becomes more prevalent in Singapore, ADA has been steadfast in its belief, supporting those impacted by the condition. With the launch of dementia-inclusive initiatives, ADA hopes to enable seniors and persons living with dementia to continue to age-in-place, live and thrive in their familiar areas.

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Leaving Footprints that Tell a Story

 

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Voices for Hope programme continues to coach persons with dementia and care partners, giving them a boost in their confidence as they actively contribute to the community through their stories and sentiments.

 

2020 ended on a high note as we witnessed two cohorts (4 and 5) graduating from the Voices for Hope programme at Professor Brawn Bistro, Enabling Village in December.… Read the rest

Dementia and Employment: Give us a chance to remain employed

 

By Emily Ong, Dementia Advocate

 

Living with neurodegenerative disorders like dementia does not mean individuals suddenly lose their functional capacity and work skills upon diagnosis. Unless it is rapidly progressive dementia, many of us continue to live well for a very long time if we do our part to stay physically fit, mentally active, socially engaged, and eat well.

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Journeying Together

 

As the year comes to a close, ADA’s CEO Jason Foo looks back at the past year and shares what’s next for ADA in 2021.

 

The 30th Anniversary of Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) is definitely memorable. The year 2020 will forever live in the annals of history, the pages fraught with stories of grave challenges posed by the Word of the Year – pandemic.… Read the rest

Why We Do What We Do

 

Suffice to say that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the social service and community care sectors greatly. As the number of infections increased, several discussions were ignited regarding various social causes and marginalised people in society, such as our dementia community and seniors living alone.

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