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My Caregiving Journey

Jacinta, the primary caregiver to her husband Rodney, sheds light on Rodney’s dementia diagnosis, their shared challenges, and the steps they take together to overcome them. Theirs is a story of love, courage, and perseverance. read more
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Nothing About Us, Without Us: My journey as a dementia advocate

Congratulations to Emily Ong, a passionate advocate who has made prominence in the global dementia community. As one of the newly-elected members on Dementia Alliance International’s (DAI) Board of Directors, she shares how her advocacy started and her hopes to make an impact for those affected by the condition. read more
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Finding My Way Home

At Kebun Baru, the Wayfinding Project led by ADA involved the participation of people with dementia in discussions and the execution. Hear from Ms Emily Ong and Mr Anjang Rosli, who are living with young-onset dementia, as they shared their perspectives and experiences of being part of the project team that spearheaded the iconic murals in Kebun Baru. read more
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Dementia: A Poem

Voices for Hope graduate Thomas Ong shares his reflection in a poem titled “Dementia”. read more
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Dementia and Employment: Give us a chance to remain employed

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

Hurt can take many different forms; it’s more than physical pain. Words, especially, have the power to hurt, and the scars that result aren’t just skin deep. read more
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A Family Empowered, #DespiteDementia

Even donning the hat of full-time caregiver to her special-needs son for the past 10 years couldn’t have prepared Maggie Lee for her husband’s diagnosis of young onset dementia in January 2015. read more
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A Day Of Fun, #DespiteDementia

Themed “Let’s Talk About Dementia: End The Stigma”, the WAM2019 Carnival aimed to encourage people to learn more about dementia. The free admission, full-day funfair was held at *SCAPE and featured good fun for a good cause, with a myriad of edu-tainment booths, as well as a variety of carnival snacks and activities. read more

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

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