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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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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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New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok) Gets A Face-Lift!

 

 

In February 2019, ADA unveiled a brand-new look and feel of the New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok), after undergoing a three-month renovation period in its efforts to beautify and streamline facilities for our clients.

 

 

Facilities were revamped and added to help clients in day-to-day activities, such as a brand-new exercise-cum-walking path, plus an increase in the number of brightly-coloured safety handrails.… Read the rest

Fundraising Fun with East Spring Secondary!

 

 

The Fundraising & Community Enabling team from Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) supported East Spring Secondary School’s Sports Day-cum-Charity Bazaar held at Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD) on 16 May.

 

The event saw a huge turnout of students, parents and friends rallying together, setting up food, drinks and game stalls for the school’s Charity Bazaar.… Read the rest

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