Beating the loneliness out of dementia

Madam How Lin Chi, an 84-year-old dementia sufferer, with Ghim Moh Senior Care Centre healthcare assistant Massuriyantee Othman, who is a nurse by training.
Madam How Lin Chi, an 84-year-old dementia sufferer, with Ghim Moh Senior Care Centre healthcare assistant Massuriyantee Othman, who is a nurse by training.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - Most people would find it hard to admit to feeling lonely.

For dementia sufferers who may be unable to hold a conversation, expressing feelings of isolation could be impossible.

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