Blog

5 Unforgettable Films About Dementia You Need To Watch

5 Unforgettable Films About Dementia You Need To Watch 1024 733 Dementia Singapore

We are aware of all the good and nutritious foods like walnuts and green leafy vegetables that persons with dementia need to keep their brain health in the best possible condition. But the problem is: what if they simply refuse to eat? For most of us “normal” people without the condition, eating and having our meals promptly is happens most naturally.

read more

An Ode To My Mother

An Ode To My Mother 1024 427 Dementia Singapore

Memories may fade with the onset of dementia, but some bonds persist forever. Family of Wisdom Caregiver Grace Eng fondly recalls being touched by her mother’s love and fulfilling her duties as a daughter.

read more

Going Mediterranean

Going Mediterranean 1000 650 Dementia Singapore

We are aware of all the good and nutritious foods like walnuts and green leafy vegetables that persons with dementia need to keep their brain health in the best possible condition. But the problem is: what if they simply refuse to eat? For most of us “normal” people without the condition, eating and having our meals promptly is happens most naturally.

read more

4 Ways To Help Your Loved One With Dementia Eat More

4 Ways To Help Your Loved One With Dementia Eat More 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

We are aware of all the good and nutritious foods like walnuts and green leafy vegetables that persons with dementia need to keep their brain health in the best possible condition. But the problem is: what if they simply refuse to eat? For most of us “normal” people without the condition, eating and having our meals promptly is happens most naturally.

read more

Feel Good Friday: Little Ways To Make Persons With Dementia Feel Better

Feel Good Friday: Little Ways To Make Persons With Dementia Feel Better 1024 681 Dementia Singapore

In 2017, the Alzheimer’s Association found that out of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s Disease is the only one that cannot be prevented, slowed or cured. Now imagine being diagnosed with dementia and trying to grapple with this cold, hard truth.

read more

3 Tips To Reduce Sundowning

3 Tips To Reduce Sundowning 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

Sundown syndrome, or sundowning, is a neurological phenomenon that affects persons with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and other types of dementia. While not a disease by itself, its occurrence is more commonplace than we think, with as many as 60 percent of patients diagnosed with AD affected, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

read more

Taking A Memory-Filled Breather

Taking A Memory-Filled Breather 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

The March holidays offer a window of opportunity for meaningful family time with both young and old. Take your plans one step further and make it more memorable by incorporating activities that stave off the tendrils of dementia and creates great memories at the same time.

read more

CNY Packet Racket

CNY Packet Racket 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

With the Chinese New Year festivities upon us, red may just be the warmest colour. It is the time to enjoy the warmth of kinship and good company, tell stories passed down for generations, and of course, indulge in copious amounts of our favourite Chinese New Year grub. For our loved ones with dementia, it presents the perfect opportunity to get hands on.

read more

Take a swipe at dementia

Take a swipe at dementia 1024 724 Dementia Singapore

Things can get overwhelming in the process of caring for someone with dementia. Naturally, the amount of reliance and responsibility resting solely on a caregiver’s shoulders can be overbearing, not to mention having your personal time and rest stripped away. When the going gets tough, a little technology can come in handy.

read more

5 New Year Resolutions For Caregivers

5 New Year Resolutions For Caregivers 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

Studies have shown that as many as half of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias go undiagnosed. Even though there is currently no treatment or cure that can alter the underlying cause of the condition, early detection allows for more room to seek medical advice and let caregivers make adjustments for a better quality of life before it gets to an advanced stage.

read more

Ways You can Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

Ways You can Reduce Your Risk of Dementia 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

Studies have shown that as many as half of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias go undiagnosed. Even though there is currently no treatment or cure that can alter the underlying cause of the condition, early detection allows for more room to seek medical advice and let caregivers make adjustments for a better quality of life before it gets to an advanced stage.

read more

Dealing with the 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving

Dealing with the 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving 1024 683 Dementia Singapore

Caregivers are the unsung heroes of the frontline of their respective medical spheres, and nobody can truly understand the challenges of caregiving more than a fellow caregiver. The truth is, we sometimes forget that they are human beings as well, prone to exhaustion, stress, and go through moments where it all becomes too overwhelming.

read more

Welcome to Dementia Singapore, formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA). Learn more about our transition.