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Living with Dementia Voice of Asia

Living with Dementia – Voices of Asia

“Living with Dementia – Voices of Asia” is an anthology of real-life accounts penned by persons living with dementia and care partners across 13 countries in Asia. This eBook project is led dementia advocate, Emily Ong.  

Voices for Hope Toolkit - Dementia Singapore

Voices For Hope Toolkit

Voices for Hope is a 10-week empowerment programme for Persons Living with Dementia and Care Partners by Dementia Singapore. The programme was introduced and piloted in 2019, to equip participants with relevant skills, and foster confidence to actively share their stories, needs and views publicly. Based on activities conducted and learnings drawn from running 10 cohorts of the Voices for Hope programme, the toolkit is intended to serve as a practical resource and guide for organisations serving persons living with mild-stage dementia who may be considering to launch similar employment programme.

Clear Calendar for Persons Living with Dementia (Jan – Mar 2024)

This calendar was created as a tool to help persons living with dementia keep track of important tasks including activities of daily living, taking medication and appointments, thereby empowering them to orientate themselves to the date/day of the week and other special occasions, maintain independence in self-care roles. This calendar is meant to be printed in colour so it has a familiar look similar to traditional tear-away calendars. It is relatively simple to assemble at home. Watch the video for a step-by-step guide on how to assemble the calendar.

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Directory Listing of Dementia Support and Services

Download the listing for helplines and support and services such as Community Outreach Teams, Community Intervention Teams, respite care services and caregiver support groups.

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Living with Dementia: Providing Care

Provides tips on how to effectively communicate with a loved one and how to design a daily routine with engaging activities.

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Living with Dementia: Planning Care

Provides information on financial and legal planning, and useful tips on how to make a home more dementia-friendly.

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Living with Dementia: Caring for Yourself

Provides caregivers with useful self-care tips, and know where and how to seek help within the community.

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Living with Dementia: Knowing Dementia

Provides information on dementia, understanding the signs and symptoms, and how and when to seek a diagnosis.

EDIS (Experience Dementia in Singapore) Facilitator’s Notes

This guide is meant to aid trainers, educators or care professionals in facilitating a group session using the EDIS (Experience Dementia in Singapore) Web-based videos.

Elderly & Dementia-Inclusive Environment

Elderly & Dementia-Inclusive Environment

This book offers guidance to designing an elderly- and dementia-inclusive physical environment. It aims to offer a starting point for supportive, innovative and sustainable design; especially in the context of the Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat/ apartment where most Singaporeans reside in and in which most elderly and persons with dementia are living with their families.

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Case Scenarios on Managing Behaviours of Concern

A resource for case workers supporting clients with mental health needs and their caregivers. Booklet comprises 11 sample case scenarios which aims to provide suggestions on how community partners better manage cases with dementia behaviours of concern in the community.

Ageing Urbanism - Making Public Transport Journeys Dementia-Friendly

Making Public Transport Journeys Dementia-Friendly

Resource from the Lee Kwan Yew Centre of Innovative Cities, author Xin Yang examines the role of Singapore’s major public transport providers in making the public transportation network more dementia-friendly and inclusive.

Community Living Resource (Ang Mo Kio edition)

Community Living Resource (Ang Mo Kio Edition)

Compiled by the Ang Mo Kio Partners Network, this is a dementia resource of local amenities and services for residents to live well in the community.

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook

This cookbook offers recipes by caregivers that are simple, tasty, healthy & suitable for various medical conditions

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Food for Thought – Eat Well, Live Well, Think Well Recipes (Set 2)

This resource offers 8 nutritious recipes like crispy oats dosa that will allow your loved one to eat, live & think well

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Food for Thought – Eat Well, Live Well, Think Well Recipes (Set 1)

This resource offers 8 nutritious recipes like fish congee that will allow your loved one to eat, live & think well

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JADe Digital Kit (Wedding)

The theme for this toolkit is Weddings. It comes with guiding questions, images, activities, & instructions

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JADe Digital Kit (Lifestyle)

The theme for this toolkit is Lifestyle. It comes with guiding questions, images, activities, & instructions

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JADe Digital Kit (Heritage)

The theme for this toolkit is Heritage. It comes with guiding questions, images, activities, & instructions

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JADe Digital Kit (Cooking)

The theme for this toolkit is Cooking. It comes with guiding questions, images, activities, & instructions

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JADe Digital Kit (Games)

The theme for this toolkit is Old School Games. It comes with guiding questions, images, activities, & instructions

Eat Well . Age Well . Live Well

This is a cookbook of 50 recipes, with options that are tasty, nutritious & suitable for various medical condition

Joyfully Engaged Toolkit

This resource provides a list of activities for seniors who require assistance in most of their daily living activities

HeARTful Conversations – Art Therapy-Infused Acitivity Toolkit

This is an art therapy-infused activity resource for seniors and their caregivers

AIC A Caregiver's Guide to Avoid Burnout

A Caregiver’s Guide to Avoid Burnout by AIC

This resource features tips for managing negative emotions, coping with emotional burdens, self-care & respite time

Mind Matters Resource Directory

This resource provides a comprehensive list of support & services for dementia & mental health issues in Singapore

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Namaste Care Toolkit for Caregivers

This toolkit offers practical tips for communicating with your loved one & creating a conducive space for activities

Is Your Loved One Experiencing Sundowning?

This resource features information on the possible causes of sundowning & tips for caregivers to cope with it

Acitivities of Daily Living by AIC

This handbook offers caregivers a step-by-step guide on how to support their loved one with activities of daily living

Body Mechanics: Positioning, Moving and Transfers by AIC

This guidebook offers safety tips for caregivers who need to physically move their loved one from one place to another

Caregiving for Seniors: A Practical Guide

This handbook contains practical information & tips that caregivers can use to cope with the challenges they may face

Caring for the Elderly 101

This resource provides information on financial and legal matters, training, home modifications & self-care tips

A Caregiver’s Top 20 Questions

This document provides answers to frequently asked pre- & post-diagnosis-related questions from caregivers

Assisting People with Dementia with their Personal Care: Ideas and Tips for Carers

This booklet features practical tips for caregivers and care professionals of persons with moderate-to-advanced dementia

As You Are Now

This guidebook contains information on legal matters, first aid and dementia, home monitoring & road safety for seniors

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Dementia Colabs (Executive Summary): Towards a dementia-inclusive Singapore

This is an executive summary that distils key points from the full Dementia Colabs report

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Dementia Colabs (Full Report): Towards a dementia-inclusive Singapore

This report highlights the key points from Dementia Colabs discussions & ways to create a dementia-inclusive Singapore

Forget Us Not: Building a Dementia Friendly Community

This toolkit features information and tips on how to recognise and communicate with persons living with dementia

Changing Words, Touching Lives – Dementia Language Guidelines

This toolkit aims to guide readers to use the appropriate language when speaking to or about persons with dementia

Understanding Dementia

This toolkit features tips for better understanding persons with dementia, advance care planning & music therapy

Looking to the Future – Inclusive Design for People Living With Dementia

Looking to the Future – Inclusive Design for People Living With Dementia

This guide offers tips on how to create a dementia-friendly environment to enable & support persons with dementia

Six Principles of Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhood (By SUTD)

Six Principles of Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhood (By SUTD)

This guide provides guidelines & recommendations to build dementia-friendly communities across Singapore

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Building Dementia-Friendly Communities

This resources provides information, tips and resources on building a dementia-friendly community in Singapore

Forget Us Not: Building a Dementia Friendly Community

This handbook offers tips & knowledge on how to create a dementia-friendly community & better help persons with dementia

Business Toolkit for a Dementia-Inclusive Singapore

“This toolkit offers a 3-stage framework that businesses can use to create a dementia-inclusive work environment”

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Caregiver Support Network Toolkit

A step-by-step guide to empower community partners & individuals to implement effective caregiver support network

Who Cares Toolkit

This book offers deep insight into the highs and lows of being a caregiver, and suggestions to best support them

Financial Schemes: A Guide to Eldercare Subsidies

This resource offers a list of financial schemes available to reduce the financial burden of those impacted by dementia

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Advanced Care Planning: My Care Wishes Workbook

This workbook is designed to help you make these advanced care plans & share them with your loved ones

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Advanced Care Planning: Planning for my Care

This resource breaks down what advanced care planning is & the steps you need to take when going about it

Information on Dementia, and How it Affects Eating and Drinking

This summary from Singapore General Hospital offers tips to ensure that people with dementia get the nutrition they need

Videos

Enjoying Life With Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Sally Ridon

Learn about a rare dementia that comes into the relationship between Sally and Dan, and how it has – and hasn’t – changed their journey!

This Singaporean invites strangers to join her for dances and meals, but why?

65-year-old retiree Alison has been opening up her home to strangers for the past six years to dance, sing, enjoy food, and relax. Find out why.

I Became Dad’s Caregiver at 29

Daniel, at age 29, became a caregiver to his dad who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and to his mum who had breast cancer.

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Enjoying Life With Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Chris Norris

Diagnosed with dementia at age 58, Chris Norris shares about his early-onset dementia journey as life challenges escalate.

A Dance to Remember

National Arts Council, Decadance Co and Dementia Singapore, use dance and movement therapy to improve the well-being of seniors with dementia.

Construct a Dementia-friendly Home

There is an increase in the number of caregivers who modify their homes just to help their loved ones living with dementia to get on with their daily activities.

Dusk of a Person Living with Dementia

Known to him as Uncle John, Richard Ashworth was fostered 46 years ago. Richard has been taking care of Uncle John who was diagnosed with colorectal cancer 22 years ago, and was diagnosed with dementia 10 years later.

The Memories Café Programme Aids Persons Living with Dementia

Restaurants and cafes are in long-term collaboration with Dementia Singapore to help ease persons living with dementia into the society.

I was an S.A.F. Commando. Alzheimer’s won’t Stop the Fight in Me

Ex-Singapore Armed Forces officer Peter Estrop was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, at 61. He experiences cognitive decline which affects his memory, whilst keeping up the fight.

Two with Dementia Help Others, Caregivers to Manage Condition

Alison Lim and Anjang Rosli were both diagnosed with dementia. Individually, they have gone on to help de-stigmatise dementia through advocacy and supporting persons with dementia and caregivers.

Advance Care Planning (ACP) Awareness – Dementia

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is a national programme that aims to empower Singaporeans to choose how they would like to be cared for. Find out more about ACP in this video.

How Dementia Day Care Service Helps Me as a Caregiver

Hear from Alan as he shares how he sought help from a day care centre to care for his 84 year-old mother who is living with dementia.

Support for Dementia Patients, Caregivers to be Strenghtened

The ministry of health seeks to improve dementia care by increasing prevention and awareness, as well as early diagnosis. CNA reports.

Symptoms of Dementia | What is Dementia?

Learn to spot signs and symptoms of a person with dementia. This video is an all-in-one guide that you need to understand dementia.

Understanding Dementia and The Latest Therapies in Singapore

Learn how Asian dementia differs from the west, how murals on flats can help, and how a new therapy tool designed to jog the memory of elderlies helps.

Caring for Someone with Dementia

What are the do’s and don’t’s of caring for someone living with dementia? Here are some practical and useful pointers.

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Symposium on Young-onset Dementia

Kate was shocked when she was diagnosed with Young-onset Dementia at age 49. Almost a decade later, she broke grounds by becoming the first person with dementia to give a keynote speech at the United Nations World Health Organisation.

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Living with Dementia in Singapore

Dr Chen Shiling, Resident Physician in the Geriatrics Department at Khoo Teck Puat, shares about challenges those with Young Onset Dementia face, and how we can better support them.

When Caregivers Need Help

At first, Bethany’s grandpa dementia symptoms included forgetfulness and confusion. But when wandering and getting lost began, fear set in.

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Early Diagnosis, Intervention and Management in Young-onset Dementia

Ms Eveline Silva, Senior Psychologist at the National Neuroscience Institute, shares about the challenges faced by those with Young-onset Dementia.

A Journey into Dementia Over the Years

What happens when a parent gets dementia? Galen Yeo documents the drastic changes in his mother over the years.

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Facing Dementia: What the Future Holds. Episode 5

The number of people at risk of dementia is projected to rise dramatically in Singapore. CNA looks at Singapore’s unique landscape and steps needed to build a more dementia-friendly society.

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Facing Dementia: Beyond Medicine. Episode 4

In this episode, CNA meets professionals from two different camps: Scientists who try to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, and those who believe that social therapy is a better approach to manage people living with dementia.

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Facing Dementia: Caregivers and Loved Ones. Episode 3

Caring for people with dementia can be daunting. In this final episode, CNA meets caregivers from different backgrounds and find out how dementia has changed their lives.

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Facing Dementia: The Long Road Ahead. Episode 2

More people under 60 are being diagnosed with early-onset dementia. CNA looks at how they face specific challenges in their daily lives in this episode.

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Facing Dementia: Do I Have Dementia? Episode 1

CNA meets people who suspect their minds are not working as well as they should be. Is this a tell-tale sign of dementia? Let us find out.

A Dementia Caregiver’s Dilemma: A Love-Hate but Ultimately Love Story

Artist Danny Raven Tan talks about the emotional and psychological challenges of caring for someone with dementia.

persons living with dementia

How Dementia Stretched a 38-Year Marriage to Its Limits

When Lai Quen’s husband was diagnosed with early-onset dementia, the journey has been fraught with difficulties, frustration, and tears; whilst keeping their love alive.

How a Married Couple of 52 Years Stayed in Love through Dementia

George and his wife of 52 years were diagnosed with dementia, he had to make the tough decision to stop work to look after the love of his life.

Reminiscence Arts for Dementia (Care Professional) Training

Find out how the JADe programme can help conduct effective reminiscence activities for persons with dementia.

Young-onset Dementia

Young-onset Dementia on the Rise

As Singapore’s population ages, there is a worrying increase of people under 65 years of age being diagnosed with dementia. CNA reports.

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Alzheimer’s at 46: Living with Young-onset Dementia

At only 46, George found out that he had dementia. As his memory recedes, he does all he can to battle the illness with his wife’s support.

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A Man, His Wife and Dementia in Between

Diagnosed with dementia at 58, Steven never gives up the fight, and he certainly won’t let dementia be a third party in his marriage.

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Sing to Remember – Defying Dementia Part 2

As Christmas drew near, one of the members living with dementia went misssing. Would the choir make it in time for their performance?

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Sing to Remember – Defying Dementia Part 1

Inspired by the power of music on the brain, Jason forms a choir made up of persons living with dementia and their loved ones.

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Enjoying Life With Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Alison’s Journey

Watch how Alison, who lives with dementia, handles word retrieval and adopts creative ways to live with dementia with a tinge of humour.

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Enjoying Life With Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Geraint Davis

Geraint shares his journey with young-onset dementia – from when he first discovered behavioural changes to when he was diagnosed.

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Enjoying Life With Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Peck Hoon and Kit

Find out how Peck Hoon got back on her feet and continues to stand tall with the support from family, friends, and members of the community.

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Enjoying Life With Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Kim Han and Serene

Serene shares her caregiving journey – from Kim Han’s diagnosis to her search for financial support and dementia-support programmes.

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Enjoying Life with Dementia: Y.O.D. Series – Chui Foong and Shiang Lin

“Focus on what you can do instead of what you can’t,” husband, Shiang Lin, shares about challenges in caregiving and how he overcame them.

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Person-Centred Care – Perspectives on Well-Being by Persons Living with Dementia and Their Caregivers

Person-centred care can improve the care quality and well-being of persons living with dementia. Hear from dementia advocates Thomas Ong and Alison Lim as they share their thoughts on what well-being means to them.

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Person-Centred Care from a Management Perspective

Learn about the importance of person-centred care and how it has benefitted care staff and clients/residents in dementia care settings such as day care centres and nursing homes.

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An Introduction to Person-Centred Care

Learn about the concept of person-centred care, and find out how you can apply it daily when caring for a person living with dementia.

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#DespiteDementia: The Power of Love

“Whatever will be, will be, and you don’t have to worry about it because life goes on no matter what happens.”
Just months after her husband was diagnosed with fourth-stage cancer, Katherine and her family were crushed to learn about her dementia diagnosis.

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#DespiteDementia: The Power of Courage

“Whatever life throws at me, I will keep on fighting.”
When Anjang Rosli was diagnosed with young-onset dementia at only 50 years old, he and his wife Sarima were heartbroken.

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#DespiteDementia: The Power of Family

“I live my life with dignity and pride, despite dementia.”
Peter Lim has been diagnosed with dementia for a decade, but he does not allow this condition to define him.

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Tips for Engaging Resistant Clients

Case scenarios for mental health and dementia care professionals to help manage and engage with resistant clients.

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Tips for Conflict De-escalation

Case scenarios for mental health and dementia care professionals to help manage and de-escalate conflicts with clients.

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Mindfulness Exercise for Stroke Survivors & Caregivers (Chinese Version)

Take part in mindfulness exercise customized for stroke survivors in this video. This exercise is delivered in Mandarin

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Mindfulness Exercise for Stroke Survivors & Caregivers (English Version)

Take part in mindfulness exercise customized for stroke survivors in this video. This exercise is delivered in English

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Exercises for Stroke Patients – Lower Limb Exercises

This video features lower limb exercises such as knee exercise & weight shifting exercises that stroke survivors can do

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Exercises for Stroke Patients – Upper Limb Exercises

This video features exercises that stroke survivors can do for the upper limbs like shoulder lifts & hand exercises

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Exercises for Stroke Patients – Theraband Exercises

This video features the use of a theraband on the lower limbs during exercise can build strength in stroke survivors

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Exercises for Stroke Patients – Fun Exercises With Household Items

This video shows how stroke survivors can use household items such as a water bottle or a laundry basket for exercise

Seated Psychomotoric Exercises

This video features seated psychomotoricfun exercises that will work on your loved one’s hand & bilateral coordination

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Stay Home Workout

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Bukit Batok. To prepare: a chair, space to move around

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Bukit Batok (Ai De Ni Ya He Chu Xun)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Bukit Batok. To prepare: a chair, space to move around

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Bukit Batok (Gao Shan Qing)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Bukit Batok. To prepare: a chair, space to move around

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Bukit Batok

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Bukit Batok. To prepare: a chair, space to move around

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Tampines (Group 1)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Tampines. To prepare: a chair, space to move around

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Tampines (Sitting 3)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Tampines. To prepare: a chair, space to move hands

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Tampines (Sitting 1)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Tampines. To prepare: a chair, space to move hands

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Tampines (Tara Band 1)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Tampines. To prepare: a chair & resistance band

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Toa Payoh (Group 2)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Toa Payoh. To prepare: a chair, space to move hands

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Stay Home Workout With New Horizon Centre Toa Payoh (Group 1)

This video features a guided stay home workout session from NHC Toa Payoh. To prepare: a chair, space to move hands

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Dahi Vada

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Dahi Vada

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Fillet Fish Soup Lauk Singgang

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Fillet Fish Soup Lauk Singgang

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Mixed Bean Soup

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Mixed Bean Soup

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Spinach Soup in Rempah Titek

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Spinach Soup in Rempah Titek

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Shrimp Pasta

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Shrimp Pasta

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Blended Porridge with Vegetables & Meat

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Blended Porridge with Vegetables & Meat

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Mapo Tofu

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Mapo Tofu

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Chilled Longan With White Fungus & Jasmine Flowers

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Chilled Longan With White Fungus & Jasmine Flowers

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Bubor Cha Cha

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Bubor Cha Cha

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Steamed Chicken With Black Fungus & Mushrooms

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Steamed Chicken With Black Fungus & Mushrooms

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Roasted Chicken With Boiled Vegetables

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Roasted Chicken With Boiled Vegetables

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Teochew Steamed Fish

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Teochew Steamed Fish

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Care.Cook.Inspire Cookbook Recipe – Steamed Egg With Minced Meat & Mushrooms

This video is a tutorial of how to cook Steamed Egg With Minced Meat & Mushrooms

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Caregiver Conversations Part 3 – Advice for Caregivers

This video features Janet Koh, who shares useful tips for caregivers to better care for their loved ones & themselves

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Caregiver Conversations Part 2 – Resources for Caregivers

This video features Janet Koh, who shares useful resources such as financial grants to help caregivers in their journey

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Caregiver Conversations Part 1

This video features Janet Koh, who shares her experience caring for her mother who lives with dementia

Interview With Stella (Fei Yue)

This video provides an insight into the caregiving journey of a caregiver, Stella, & the positive effects of counselling

Temasek Cares-iCommunity@North Video

This video features the support & services from Temasek Cares-iCommunity@North available for those impacted by dementia

Tips & Personal Stories by & for Caregivers

Discover strategies and techniques offered by caregivers on how to deal with concerns such as confusion & restlessness

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Ask the Expert: Episode 6 – Living With Dementia (Self-Care for Caregivers)

Ms Sharon Gan, a senior counsellor, & Mr Richard Ashworth, a caregiver, answer questions about self-care for caregivers

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Ask the Expert: Episode 5 – Living With Dementia (Changes in Behaviour)

Dr Ng Wai Chong answer questions related to managing the behaviour changes of person living with dementia

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Ask the Expert: Episode 4 – Living With Dementia (Daily Activities)

Ms Low Mui Lang answer questions about managing the daily activities for persons with dementia

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Ask the Expert: Episode 3 – Living With Dementia (Communication)

Michelle,a caregiver, & Anjang,who lives with dementia, answer questions about communicating with persons with dementia

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Ask the Expert: Episode 2 – Planning Ahead Finances & Legal

Mr Yue-En Chong, from the Law Society of Singapore, answers questions related to finances & legal planning

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Ask the Expert: Episode 1 – Do I Have Dementia? Where to Seek Support?

Dr Chen Shiling, a physician, & Ms Emily Ong, a dementia advocate, answer questions about dementia diagnosis & treatment

Namaste Care Training for Caregivers

This video shows caregivers how to practise Namaste Care, especially for loved ones with moderate to advanced dementia

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Namaste Care Toolkit – Our Journey

This video documents the Namaste Care focus group discussion in Singapore

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Dementia-Friendly Kebun Baru: Staying A Community

This video features candid conversations between seniors & children about their experience with dementia

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Dementia-Friendly Kebun Baru: Interests With Dementia

This video features candid conversations between seniors with dementia & children about their interests

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Dementia-Friendly Kebun Baru: Singing With Dementia

This video features candid interactions between seniors with dementia & children where they sing their favourite songs

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Dementia-Friendly Kebun Baru: Conversations With Dementia

This video features candid conversations between seniors with dementia & children about their younger days

Going Home: A Short Film on Dementia

This film was produced by Vinn Bay & Tee Boon Leng as part of the 2009 Alzheimer’s Disease International conference

Our Grandfather Story

On this episode of ‘Can Ask Meh?’, hear more about persons with dementia, their condition as well as their caregivers

Reducing the Risk of Dementia via ABCD Activities

This video offers insight into the experience of a local caregiver and highlights 4 ways to reduce the risk of dementia

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Living Inside with Dementia: How a Loving Son Created a Dementia-Friendly Home for his Dad

This interactive news feature by Straits Times explores how Daniel Lim, a loving son created a Dementia-Friendly Home for his dad.

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Living Outside with Dementia: How Singapore builds its Dementia-Friendly Neighbourhoods

This interactive news feature by Straits Times explores how Singapore builds its Dementia-Friendly neighbourhoods.

15 Word Puzzles on Dementia

This is a series of word puzzles in Mandarin

AIC Understanding Dementia E-Learning

Understanding Dementia – an Online Course

This e-learning series offers information on understanding dementia, reducing risk & dementia-friendly communities

Remembering for the Two of Us

This book aims to help children understand dementia through the story & activities provided at the end of each chapter

All that Remains (Graphic Novel)

This graphic novel features stories & illustrations inspired by real-life experiences of families impacted by dementia

5 Ways to Reduce Risk of Dementia

This infographic highlights 5 ways to reduce the risk of dementia

9 Differences Between Normal Aging & Dementia

This infographic breaks down the signs and symptoms of dementia & how it differs from regular age-related changes

360 Degree Virtual Reality Dementia-Friendly HDB Home Design Guide

This guide provides virtual solutions for caregivers to help make their home dementia-friendly. Best viewed on desktop

The CAUSEd Tool

This tool is aimed at helping caregivers understand the behavioural changes of persons with dementia

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