7 Differences You Should Know About Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Research by the Alzheimer’s Association shows that up to 5.8 million U.S. citizens suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and Singapore’s dementia statistics show people who are above the age of 65 are at risk of Alzheimer’s or vascular dementia. Often, people confuse Alzheimer’s and dementia with memory problems that occur as a normal part of aging. […]

Active Ageing and Its Importance in Singapore

In Singapore, seniors make up around 15.2% of the total population. Members of the senior population are aged 65 and above. This puts a burden on society’s current resources to properly accommodate the ageing population. As the number of senior citizens increases, it’s critical to ensure that they age healthily. Healthy ageing is achieved only […]

10 Fun & Healthy Activities for Elderly in Singapore

As of 2020, seniors aged 65 and above make up 15.2% of the total population in Singapore. The country, along with Japan, has one of the most rapidly growing senior populations in Asia. That is due to the vast improvements in healthcare as well as the quality of life. Together, they have increased life expectancy […]

Issues and Challenges Faced by the Elderly in Singapore

In 2020, Singapore experienced a 26% spike in reported senior suicides, where 154 out of 452 were citizens aged 60 and above. This number has peaked since 1991, and according to the CEO of SOS (Samaritans of Singapore), increased isolation, mental stress, and weak family and social relations are some of the many contributing factors. […]

Singapore Dementia Statistics and Facts

People who are above the age of 65 are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s or vascular dementia. In this guide, we are going to offer an overview of the statistics, facts, and figures you should know about dementia in Singapore. Dementia Singapore Statistics Research results from various studies indicate that dementia is now among the […]

Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia in Singapore

According to research findings from 2018, dementia affected nearly 50 million people on a global scale. What’s even more alarming is that it is expected to affect 82 million people by 2030. Luckily, we can care for dementia patients by taking appropriate steps. With professional caregiving programs and simple steps, we can take care of […]

5 Healthy Aging Resolutions for Older Adults and Caregivers

The past year presented us with many challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted plans and goals set in 2020 – whether it was getting in shape or making more time for family. However, the start of a new year is a perfect opportunity for older adults and caregivers to hit reset and resolve to make commitments […]

Signs That Your Aging Parent Might Need Help

When you visit your aging parents lately, do you sometimes notice things that seem “off” about them? Maybe Dad can’t find his medications anymore, or Mom won’t talk about that mysterious dent on the car. Maybe one time you noticed that one of them left a kettle boiling on the stove. These are universal “something’s […]

5 Signs an Aging Adult is Experiencing Loneliness

While the holiday season can be a busy and hectic time for many, it presents the perfect opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. For family caregivers, it can also be an ideal time to check in with aging loved ones who may be feeling more lonely and isolated than usual, due to COVID-19. Whether […]