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ends 31 Mar 2018, 11:59 PM

"Forget me not" is what caregivers of dementia patients wish for, but it is a losing battle with the disease.

Join the Singapore Day 2018 global charity drive held for the first time ever - to support our Elderly with Dementia. Your actions will bring a smile to the faces of needy Singaporeans. #SG Cares #SGDay2018.

Dementia is a term used to describe any condition that causes deterioration over time of a variety of different brain functions such as memory, thinking, recognition, language, planning and personality. Imagine not recognising your family members. Imagining not remembering the last time you ate. These are some of the difficulties faced by persons with dementia. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 50-60% of cases of dementia. Alzheimer's Disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks multiple functions of the brain, leading to loss of memory and intellectual disabilities. Studies estimate the prevalence rate to be 1 in 10 persons aged 65 years or older. As more Singaporeans advance into their twilight years, there will be more persons with dementia needing help.

Currently, persons with dementia and their families can seek support from the Alzheimer's Disease Association (ADA). ADA runs a broad range of services including dementia day-care centres, home-based respite, and psycho-social support programmes.

Your donation will wholly support ADA's programmes and make a difference to persons with dementia and their families.

About The Charity

Alzheimer's Disease Association (ADA) was formed in 1990 as a result of a growing concern for the needs of persons with dementia, their families and caregivers. Through our work, the Association hopes to reduce stigma by increasing awareness and understanding of dementia, enabling and involving persons with dementia to be integrated and accepted in the community and leading in the quality of dementia care services which support persons with dementia and their families.

As a non-profit organisation, ADA operates with limited resources. We cannot battle dementia alone. Here's how you can share in our mission and make a difference: Donate today! Proceeds will be used to help fund our programmes and services that will benefit our beneficiaries and their families.

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