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ADA receives S$1m donation from Musim Mas

On 4 July 2019, ADA was honoured to receive a whopping S$1 million donation from leading palm oil company, Musim Mas Holdings. The generous donation is set to help improve the lives of those living with dementia and caregivers, and will go towards providing one year of financial assistance for over 300 families who have loved ones with dementia who may not be able to afford the fees at New Horizon Centres. read more
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3 in 4 persons with dementia feel rejection and loneliness, national survey on dementia finds

More than 5,600 across Singapore participated in a survey by the Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alzheimer’s Disease Association, which revealed that nearly 3 in 4 persons with dementia feel rejection and loneliness, and more than half feel that others act as though they are less competent due to their condition. read more
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Using technology to see life through the eyes of a person with dementia

Using a Virtual Reality (VR) application, people can now experience first-hand some of the problems faced by those with dementia. ADA’s new Enabling EDIE workshop uses VR technology to help bridge the gap, allowing us to experience first-hand the challenges people with dementia experience in day-to-day life. read more
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Channel 8’s “Morning Express” Features Initiatives to Support the Fight against Dementia

To effectively address dementia, people and organisations are working on the ground and encouraging others to create dementia-friendly communities. A variety of initiatives supporting the fight against dementia were highlighted on the 16 April edition of Channel 8’s Morning Express. read more
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Let’s Recycle and Create Together!

ADA recently embarked on the Recycled Arts Programme for persons with cognitive impairment or dementia. It is a pilot programme that aims to provide purposeful engagement and improve their overall well-being. read more
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Celebrating our unsung superheroes

Close to 150 caregivers of persons with dementia attended our Caregiver’s Appreciation Gala Luncheon 2019. Organised to show appreciation to caregivers for their dedication and hard work in looking after their loved ones with dementia, the annual event was jointly organised by ADA and students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law. read more
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Bringing Cheer to our Clients

The support ADA receives from corporate partners across different industries, who believe in being a good steward and giving back to the communities around them, is something that we’re immensely grateful for. Between August to October 2018, organisations like Deloitte Singapore and Edrington Singapore Ptd Ltd brought some cheer to ADA clients at various New Horizon Centres. read more
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6 Symbols of a Forgotten Singapore

In the five decades since our independence, Singapore has undergone a myriad of changes. For persons with dementia who often remember things from long ago and forget more recent happenings, perhaps these will bring forth memories and be a good conversation starter this National Day! read more
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Walk Your Brain

A pill that cures dementia doesn’t exist yet, but there’s something available right now that can protect the mind: exercise. It’s a well-established fact that physical exercise is the cornerstone of healthy living. Not only does it contribute to general fitness, it helps muscle control and coordination, and improves overall well-being. read more
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5 Unforgettable Films About Dementia You Need To Watch

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

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