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New Course on Supporting Persons with Dementia

Dementia Singapore (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association) has launched a new competency-based certification programme, Support Persons Living With Dementia. Consisting of three modules, the course aims to impart the knowledge and skills necessary to support people living with dementia, in a variety of settings, residential and otherwise. read more
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3 Myths about Young Onset Dementia Debunked

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. read more
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Giving a Voice to Those with Dementia

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. read more
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H.O.P.E Normalise Living with Dementia

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. read more
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How A Dementia Journal Makes Caregiving Easier

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. read more
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Adapting For The Future

As 2020 draws to a close, ADA prepares for dementia care in the ‘New Normal’ with three new programmes. read more
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Adapting Daily Activities For Loved Ones With Dementia

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. read more
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Ways To Help Persons With Dementia Use Social Media Safely

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. read more
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Coping With Feelings Of Loss And Grief As Dementia Progresses

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. read more
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How To Respond To Common Dementia Accusations

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. read more

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

As DSG takes over the functions and operations of ADA, please have a look at our Deemed Consent Notification letter, regarding our collection, use and / or disclosure of personal data here.