is a condition that affects the brain, causing the loss of intellectual abilities (such as remembering and reasoning), which interferes with a person’s daily functioning. It is common in Singapore especially amongst the elderly - one in 10 people aged 60 and above has dementia.
This talk will help you understand dementia and recognise the early warning signs.
You will also learn about the treatments and interventions available and how to care for persons with dementia.
Speaker: Dr Lawrence Tan
Day/Date: Sun, 23 Apr
Time: 11.30 AM
Venue: The Unfailing Light (TUL)
Lawrence is a consultant in the department of geriatric medicine at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital where he takes care of elderly patients, many of whom have dementia.