14 as a

“As a caregiver, it is very tough and emotionally draining to look after a dementia patient. Because of my love for my father, and also my prayer to my God to give me grace, strength, understanding, and patience to continue as a caregiver, I am able to care for him until today, even as I […]

10 mdm lee

Mdm Lee (not her real name) is a stay-alone person living with dementia. One of the challenges I faced initially was building rapport and gaining her trust. It can feel frustrating at times as she struggles to retain information given to her, and would often get upset with GoodLife! services due to episodes of confusion. […]

11 experiencing dementia

“Experiencing dementia caregiving through interacting with and taking care of a friend’s father who has dementia opened up my perspective about caregivers’ struggles and stresses. I hope there can be greater awareness for the community to become Dementia Friends to create a culture in which persons living with dementia and caregivers are empowered, supported, and […]

18 three years

“Three years ago, while I was still a newbie in the social service sector, my first case was to provide community-based support to a stay-alone senior who was diagnosed with dementia. Mdm H spent most of her time at home looking out of the window or laying in bed waiting for time to pass. It […]

15 when a caregiver

“When a caregiver shared the difficulties and pressure he has to face while caring for his wife, my heart was moved. Despite all his additional responsibilities, he tells me that it is now his turn to repay his loved one for all the care and support she had shown him in all their years of […]

7 as a cargiver

“As a caregiver, I found it most difficult to seek help, as doing so made me feel inept and more importantly, unfilial. I would often berate myself. How could I put myself first when my father had done nothing but shower me with love and support from childhood through to adulthood? This guilt is something […]