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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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Adapting For The Future

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As 2020 draws to a close, ADA prepares for dementia care in the ‘New Normal’ with three new programmes.

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The Faces of World Alzheimer’s Month 2020

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Journey through 30 days of non-stop action and activities as ADA marked the month of September in a fully virtual awareness campaign.

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Adapting Daily Activities For Loved Ones With Dementia

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Enabling persons with dementia to carry out activities successfully can help bolster their confidence, and empower them to feel better able to maintain a level of independence.

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Ways To Help Persons With Dementia Use Social Media Safely

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Social media is a great tool that gives us more opportunities to stay connected and keep socialising, especially with the COVID-19 situation. However, the anonymity of the other person behind the screen can present some risks and challenges.

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Coping With Feelings Of Loss And Grief As Dementia Progresses

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It’s common to have feelings of loss and grief as dementia progresses. While you might feel like these feelings are wrong, it is important to understand that you are entitled to your emotions, and that the important thing is learning to manage it so it does not become overwhelming.

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How To Respond To Common Dementia Accusations

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A person with dementia may sometimes make accusations against people around them, including their family, friends, and caregivers. This can be very challenging to deal with, and it is important to understand that the person with dementia isn’t making this accusations on purpose to hurt you.

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The Use Of Lego Therapy For Dementia

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Lego is more than a fun activity for children; these small building blocks can also be powerful tools for stimulating the minds and creativity for persons living with dementia.

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Up close and personal with Dr Ang Peng Chye

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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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