To commemorate World Alzheimer's Month, Singapore Press Holdings and Men's Health Magazine partnered with SanCare Asia in the making of a video editorial featurette on our proprietary 'Strike A Note' programme, which has been deployed at various nursing homes, community hospitals, senior activity centres as well as in the private home setting.
Pilot silent disco programme targeted at seniors conducted at New Horizon Centre Bukit Batok, New Horizon Centre Jurong Point and AWWA Dementia Day Care Centre. The innovative reminiscence music and movement programme was conceptualised in partnership with philanthropic organisation, Lien Foundation.
National broadsheet feature on the successful pilot programme, Return To The Tea Dance© at Dementia Singapore (formerly known as Alzheimer's Disease Association) & AWWA Dementia Day Care Centre .
Special feature on SanCare Asia and the programmes the company manages, utilising music to get socially withdrawn and physically inactive seniors to find their groove again.
Interview on Singapore Press Holdings' business radio network, MONEY FM89.3's morning show with hosts, Elliot Danker & Manisha Tank to talk about SanCare Asia's journey so far.
When it comes to dementia, are we focusing on the disease but neglecting the person? Medication should not be the only treatment for dementia, which is incurable and robs people of their dignity. And what does the pandemic mean for dementia care and programmes? Ong Soh Chin from IPS explores different ways to care for persons with dementia, as well as the challenges faced by caregivers. Her guests are physician Dr Chen Shiling and Johnson Soh, who uses music therapy and virtual tea dances to draw out the people behind the illness.