Let’s be honest

Let’s be honest

‘Honest cookies’ to be distributed islandwide to encourage honest conversations about mental health.   In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2021, Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) has developed a new product, ‘The Honest Cookie’, designed...
National Stadium lights up

National Stadium lights up

The Singapore Sports Hub raises awareness for the dementia community.   The dome of the National Stadium will be illuminated in purple and yellow on the evening of September 21, 2021 to mark World Alzheimer’s Day. Purple is the symbolic colour universally...
Booster shots to start soon for seniors

Booster shots to start soon for seniors

With over 80 percent of the population fully vaccinated as at end-August, the conversation is now on the booster shots.   The booster programme will be starting soon in Singapore, according to Minister for Health (MOH) Ong Ye Kung at the recent COVID-19...
Chiropractic care & its benefits

Chiropractic care & its benefits

Enjoy your golden years with a little bit of help.   As we age, our bones become more fragile, our joints become less flexible and we even lose a bit of muscular strength. With health struggles surfacing over time, we need to look for ways to make these issues...
Creating dementia-inclusive workplaces

Creating dementia-inclusive workplaces

A localised toolkit to help businesses to change perceptions and bring understanding about dementia.   In a big step towards building a dementia-inclusive society, Dementia Singapore – formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association – has launched Singapore’s...
Tooth truths

Tooth truths

Some of those who do not visit the dentist regularly are also embarrassed about their dental health.   Half of those who do not visit the dentist regularly are also embarrassed about their dental health, shared a recent survey. The study was commissioned by the...
Designing the first “retirement kampung”

Designing the first “retirement kampung”

Kampung Admiralty has been a success in its design bringing inclusivity and allowing its residents to live independent and active lives.   The 11-storey development Kampung Admiralty has received a number of awards for its design, most recently the Design of the...
Take a walk to remember

Take a walk to remember

This event brings awareness of and about dementia, as well as those impacted by it.   Come September, Singapore will be asked to go the extra mile for the dementia community, as Dementia Singapore – formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association – will be...
Global dementia cases forecasted to triple by 2050

Global dementia cases forecasted to triple by 2050

New analysis shows a decrease in prevalence due to education countered by increase due to heart health risk factors.   Positive trends in global education access are expected to decrease dementia prevalence worldwide by 6.2 million cases by the year 2050....