Post Tagged with: "dementia"

Need to change attitudes towards dementia

National survey shares that 72 percent of persons with dementia feel rejection and loneliness, while 50 percent feel they cannot be open with others regarding their condition.

 

Missing loved ones

Harnessing the power of social media to help find seniors who have wandered off.

 

A mind unravelling

Theatre company Pangdemonium delves into the all-important issue of dementia.

 

A café with a cause

Giving those with dementia a sense of purpose.

 

A community of care

Bishan East-Thomson constituency becomes the second constituency after Yishun to join Lien Foundation’s Forget Us Not initiative.

 

Jade Circle revived

After some “administrative hurdles in 2015”, the new nursing home for those with dementia is expected to be ready in 2019 and with further features.

 

First nursing home becomes a Go-To Point

There are now 13 Go-To Points in Yishun for lost seniors with dementia.

 

Patient, caregiver & volunteer

Michael Wong, a recipient of the 2016 Singapore Patient Caregiver Award, is a cancer survivor who juggles his roles as a volunteer at TTSH and caregiving his wife who has dementia.

 

Building a dementia-friendly environment

Hong Leong Finance takes the lead in training its staff to better understand dementia and help its customers.

 

Activities to engage those with dementia

With dementia rising, caregivers need all the ideas they can to continue to engage their carers and stimulate their minds.