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Alzheimer's Association of Singapore

Alzheimer's Association of Singapore
Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) was established in 1990 to provide solutions to the growing concern for the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers. Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) hopes to reduce stigma by increasing awareness and understanding of dementia; enabling and involving persons living with dementia to be integrated and accepted within the community; and leading in the quality of dementia care services for persons living with dementia and their families. Striving towards a dementia inclusive society through our four strategic service pillars; Centre-Based Care, Caregiver Support, Academy and Community Enabling, the Association aims to advocate and inspire the society to regard and respect persons living with dementia as individuals who can still lead purposeful and meaningful lives.

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Weighing Home Care Against Nursing Homes

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 2, 2021 9:44:14 AM / by Alzheimer's Association of Singapore posted in Alzheimer Care, Home Care, Nursing Homes

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The decision to care for your loved one at home or enroll them in a nursing home can be a difficult one to make. Here are some key things you might want to consider.

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Dental Care Tips for Dementia Caregivers

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2021 12:59:11 PM / by Alzheimer's Association of Singapore posted in Dental Hygiene, Dementia Caregivers

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Maintaining good oral health is important for your overall health and wellbeing. To help to reduce the risk of developing poor oral and dental health, it’s important to establish a dental care programme.

By encouraging good dental care, you reduce the chance that more extensive dental procedures are needed later on, while also having the benefit of preventing eating difficulties, digestive problems, and infections. Here are some tips to help maintain good oral health even as dementia progresses.

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Strategies to Help with Wandering

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2021 1:21:41 PM / by Alzheimer's Association of Singapore posted in Positive Reinforcements, Caregiving Journey, Wandering, declining memory

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Thomas’ mother, who lives with Alzheimer’s Disease, gave him had a rude shock one morning. When he awoke at 3 am and came out for a drink, he found his mother wandering around the dark kitchen in her nightgown. When quizzed on what she was doing, all she did was smile and say hello, while being unable to explain her bewildering action.

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A Family Empowered, Despite Dementia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 1, 2021 10:34:09 AM / by Alzheimer's Association of Singapore posted in Positive Reinforcements, Alzheimer Care, Caregiving Journey

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