DEMENTIA

DEMENTIA

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  1. senior citizen in wheelchair, with caregiver - singapore file photo (1)

    Commentary: As dementia develops, some seniors retreat to their first language

    First-generation migrants who develop dementia may find themselves unable to communicate with their own children, should they revert to the ...
  2. Person on a rowing machine

    The right kind of exercise may boost memory and lower dementia risk

    Being physically fit may sharpen the memory and lower our risk of dementia, even if we do not start exercising until we are older.
  3. Elderly couple holding hands

    Commentary: When memory fails in old age - the fight for independence, well-being shouldn’t be a lonely one

    Comprehensive dementia care requires an integration of community and home-based support, say Duke NUS Medical School’s Centre for Ageing Research ...
  4. old elderly woman

    Commentary: Living with dementia, anguish and guilt plague families caring for loved ones

    Families often learn to adapt to new physical needs, but are ill-equipped to deal with the emotional resolve the condition demands, says Melissa ...
  5. Stella and mother

    Missing items, temper tantrums and life shifts: One woman’s journey in caring for her mother-in-law with dementia

    With one in 10 seniors above 60 in Singapore suffering from dementia, CNA took a look at how one caregiver handled the situation when her ...
  6. A woman's hand picking a sticky note off a cork board

    Are you getting more forgetful? How to tell if it's a sign of early dementia

    CNA Lifestyle speaks to the experts to find out what the signs are, how different it is from normal ageing, and why travelling and social media ...
  7. Melissa Chan's family

    She couldn't help her dad – but now she's helping other dementia patients with tech

    Melissa Chan of Project We Forgot and Homage knows that caregiving is "a human thing", but it's the development of an app that is helping her do ...
  8. heartache, heart broken elderly man travelling on the bus

    Commentary: The middle life crisis we don't want to confront

    Midlife crisis is rarely discussed among family and friends, says Arizona State University's Frank J Infurna.
  9. Elderly parents health check screening

    Commentary: Opening earlier and more - some senior care centres in Taiwan take service to new levels

    New innovative concepts in Taiwan promote dignity and compassion in old age and senior care, says SUSS’s Sng Hock Lin.