Dementia Care
10 Dementia Questions Experts Are Asked the Most in Singapore

If somebody asks repeated questions, is it a sign of dementia? Is Alzheimer’s disease the same as dementia? How can doctors pick up signs of dementia from a brain scan? These are a few of the questions asked to our dementia experts during the Q&A session at Ninaktec’s dementia talk. Get the answers to the top 10 questions here.

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Dementia: Catch the Early Signs, Fight the Decline

In this article adapted from a dementia talk by Dr Prof Aaron Ang, Psychiatrist, TTSH, we discuss why dementia can be seen as a brain failure, the challenges in finding a cure for dementia, why it is important to recognise its early signs and symptoms, and how to get diagnosed and treated for dementia.

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5 Common Comorbidities Amongst Dementia Patients: How to Manage & Prevent

Common comorbidities amongst people with dementia include high blood pressure, vascular diseases, diabetes, and depression. Here is how some of these comorbidities can be targeted to prevent dementia in the elderly population.

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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Is It Normal Ageing?

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is frequently mistaken for normal ageing and therefore overlooked and undiagnosed. MCI is not always the pre-stage of dementia, either. In many cases, it can stablise or improve while dementia will gradually worsen. Learn to distinguish MCI with dementia and age-related forgetfulness in this article.

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Palliative Care for Dementia – Your General Guide

Palliative care has been proven to be beneficial for both dementia patients and their caregivers and families. In this Palliative Care Guide for Dementia, we discuss the various aspects of palliative care for dementia, how it can be incorporated into home care, and how you can get palliative care for dementia in Singapore.

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Caring for your Dementia Loved One: Tips from Professional Nurses

In this article, Ninkatec registered nurses share 6 practical dementia care tips and tactics to care for dementia parent or loved one at home. Tips include how to talk to a dementia loved one, how to deal with dementia confusion and dementia aggressiveness, and how to get dementia patients to eat, drink or shower. They also explain the roles of a professional nurse vs. a caregiver in dementia care, and advise when to call on professional nursing service while caring for a family member with dementia at home in Singapore.

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Nutrition for Dementia Patients: How to Keep Your Loved Ones Nourished

Through declining brain function, dementia can disrupt eating patterns, make patients lose interest in food or develop unhealthy cravings. Read our blog article to understand how dementia affects appetite and learn useful nutrition tips for you to help your loved one with dementia eat better.

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8 Activities for Dementia Patients in Singapore: Why and How to Keep Loved Ones Busy

Dementia may rob your loved ones of the joy from hobbies and interests they used to enjoy. Learn more about how daily activities support dementia patients’ wellbeing and discover 8 activity ideas to try with your family member who’s suffering from dementia.

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Home Care Guide For Dementia In Singapore: How To Care For Loved Ones With Dementia

Dementia is a debilitating disease that requires consistent care and attention at every stage. Find out about dementia causes, symptoms, stages, and how you can provide best dementia care for loved ones with our home care guide for dementia in Singapore.

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