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3 Myths about Young Onset Dementia Debunked

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One of the chief reasons why stigma is rife when it comes to dementia is misinformation and misconception. We dispel some of the more common myths about young onset dementia and hopefully shed enough light on it to allow you to reframe your idea of the condition.

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Staying protected: COVID-19 vaccination exercise for our clients with dementia at New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok) give caregivers peace of mind

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In March 2021, 44 of our clients with dementia received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccines in a vaccination exercise at New Horizon Centre (Bukit Batok).

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Dementia: A Poem

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Voices for Hope graduate Thomas Ong shares his reflection in a poem titled “Dementia”.

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Leaving Footprints that Tell a Story

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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.

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Interests-based Activities Bring Respite And Cheer To Caregivers

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As part of a new initiative to better support caregivers’ needs and well-being, in December 2020, ADA’s Caregiver Support Services launched a new programme under its umbrella – Caregiver Support & Network.

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Keeping the Spirit of Giving Alive

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Despite the gloom of the pandemic still shrouding the world in 2021, generous individuals and companies are doing their utmost to spread the spirit of social good and cheer to the dementia community.

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Dementia and Employment: Give us a chance to remain employed

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Dementia advocate Emily Ong asks for a fair chance for those living with dementia to remain employed.

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Journeying Together

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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.

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Giving a Voice to Those with Dementia

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We are delighted to have Madam Rohani Bte Rahmat, care partner to her husband living with dementia, give her closing address at the #ADI2020 Global Conference. She shared her journey as a care partner who experienced initial denial and embarrassment of this condition, but subsequently grew to accept it through community support and our Voices for Hope programme.

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H.O.P.E Normalise Living with Dementia

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We are proud of Ms Emily Ong, dementia advocate in Singapore give her poignant thoughts as someone living with dementia at the recent #ADI2020 Global Conference. Read her speech as she shares about her diagnosis and her hopes for normalcy despite her condition.

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How A Dementia Journal Makes Caregiving Easier

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Consistently taking notes on dementia symptoms can help you feel more in control of your caregiving journey, and can also help you better understand your loved one’s needs.

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Why We Do What We Do

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In October 2020, ADA welcomed a new Head of Fundraising – Sherwan Sharip. With a background in media sales and a keen passion in social work, let’s hear from Sherwan about his goals for the social service sector in a post-COVID world, as well as what drives him in his work.

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