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“Forget Me Not” by Thomas Ong

“Forget me not” is a phrase steeped in meaning for Voices for Hope graduate and self-advocate Thomas Ong. A long-time avid poet and writer, Thomas …

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An Open Letter To Filmmakers On Portrayals Of Dementia

Dementia self-advocate Emily Ong calls for sensitivity in on-screen portrayals of dementia that affirm dignity and self-worth. The Impact of Inaccurate Portrayals of Dementia As …

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Dementia Through My Eyes: Undergraduates Create Art Installation on Dementia

What is the experience of dementia like? A group of students from the National University of Singapore (NUS) addressed this question by creating Somewhere In This …

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Dementia-Friendly Kindness Seats Initiative

The Dementia-Friendly Kindness Seats initiative, in at least 29 SMRT train stations from North-South Line, East-West Line and Circle Line, is part of the AIC …

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Dr Rinkoo Ghosh: Living An Empathic & Resilient Life

Being a caregiver to her dementia-conditioned mum and to her late father has brought Dr Rinkoo Ghosh on an arduous and priceless journey. She tells …

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Documenting Your Wishes – Planning Ahead & Organ Donation

Mdm Tinar Tan, 59, is healthy and enjoys doing something new every day by meeting new people. While living well, Tinar believes in being prepared …

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My Caregiving Journey

As the primary caregiver to her husband, Rodney Paglar who is living with dementia, Jacinta’s caregiving journey has been filled with ups and downs. But …

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Janet Koh: What Care Means To Me

Caring is to always be there for my loved one. In 2010, I resigned from my full-time job as a secretary at 54 to take …

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Launch of DementiaHub.SG

21 September 2021: The official launch of DementiaHub.SG was a great success with wonderful media reception. The launch was covered by all four language newspapers …

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Person-Centred Dementia Care: Applying the AGES Model For Long-Term Learning

It’s Not Rocket Science; It’s Neuroscience! From my experience facilitating the University of Bradford course Dementia Care Mapping™ for Realizing Person-Centred Care, I have learned that …

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Nothing About Us, Without Us: My Journey as a Dementia Advocate

Emily Ong shares on her a journey as a dementia advocate, and how she has stepped up her advocacy efforts at the regional and global …

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Wayfinding And Dementia

As dementia becomes more prevalent in Singapore, ADA has been steadfast in its belief, supporting those impacted by the condition. With the launch of dementia-inclusive …

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