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Source: Dementia Singapore
Despite Dementia, it’s not the end. People living with dementia face challenges that most of us won’t, but that doesn’t mean they can’t live well. There are many ways they can live life to the full and thrive in spite of their challenges. All it takes is some support from those around them. Every small act of kindness and even supportive words and actions adds up in building a dementia-friendly society.
“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. A few years later, her husband passed away and the family had to grapple with grief and loss for a long time. For daughters Belinda and Babara, choosing to overcome the blows, pick up the pieces, and dedicate their lives to care for their mother was an easy decision. Dubbed Katherine’s “angels” on Earth, Belinda and Babara’s caregiving goal is to simply bring joy to mother’s life in all they do. Together, they continue to live life to the fullest while tackling the challenges of dementia head-on. Such is The Power of Love.
“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. But Anjang’s story is one of courage; a choice to not let this diagnosis spell the end. As an advocate for dementia, Anjang actively educates others and helps them understand more about dementia—showing through his courage that despite dementia, he is still a force to be reckoned with. Hear his story and witness his bravery in The Power of Courage.
“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. Hear it from him and his supportive wife, Quee Eng, and son, Daniel, as they present The Power of Family.