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Getting the Art and Science of Wellbeing and Happiness

How do you be more mindful at the workplace? Are there steps for caregivers to take to elevate the caregiving experience? These questions and more will be answered at this year’s edition of the Singapore Mental Health Conference (SMHC), a two-day event with the aim to foster collaborations among various sectors to build a society that is mentally healthy and resilient. read more
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Gearing up for World Alzheimer’s Month

This September, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (Jurong Health) will be playing host to ADA in honour of World Alzheimer’s Month 2017 (WAM). The event will take place on 21 and 22 September, and aims to educate and raise awareness on dementia, as well as promote engagement with persons with dementia through meaningful activities. read more
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Dementia-like symptoms can be treatable in small ways

While there is currently no cure for dementia, research have shown that as many as one in five cases of dementia are triggered by treatable conditions, with symptoms that can possibly be reversed. read more
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Fish Consumption could help fight against the onset of dementia

New studies have shown that eating fish once or twice a day may prolong mental function and help combat Alzheimer’s disease. New research points to a correlation between omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish and blood flow to parts of the brain responsible for learning, memory and dementia. read more
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Global Dementia Plan Adopted by WHO to Combat Growing Disease

A unanimous global plan on dementia was adopted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the 70th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva. The plan is the latest response to the current efforts deemed “unsustainable” by Paola Barbarino, CEO of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). read more
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A cup of tea a day could help keep your mental health

Recent research reveal a link between drinking tea on a consistent basis and the lower the risk of cognitive impairment by 50%, while the reduction can be as much as 86% for those who are genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer’s. read more
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Seniors find success in dementia prevention programme

The first community-based dementia prevention programme (DPP) in Singapore targeting at-risk elderly persons has reflected favourable results, with social connectedness and satisfaction of life the areas which has seen the most improvement. read more
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More singing please!

Ever wondered how it felt after singing as a group or during Christmas even if it was just one carol? Singing, it is said, is truly satisfying even when it’s mediocre. read more
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Young Onset Dementia on the rise in Singapore at an “alarming rate”

Singapore is facing a fast ageing population and with that comes a host of health problems including a rise in dementia cases. But according to the National Neuroscience Institute what’s more worrying is the alarming rate of younger people being diagnosed with the disease. read more
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Greater Emphasis on Dementia in Singapore

“The Republic has to find ways for dementia patients to remain in their home environment, said Ms Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law in an interview with The Straits Times during her visit to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA). Ms Indranee commenced the visit on Wednesday, February 22, at the ADA Resource and Training Centre (ARTC), the training and consultancy arm of ADA. read more
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