‘Don’t rob them of their independence’: Helping patients design life around dementia

Madam Chia Cheng Yee, 62, plays a game with her parents, Mr Chia Pak Khong and Madam Leong Seow Kheun, both of whom have dementia. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE – Madam Leong Seow Kheun likes to start the day with a morning walk.

“I still have stamina,” says the 87-year-old housewife, who has Alzheimer’s disease and short-term memory loss.

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