Homage Highlights: WAM 2020

Homage Highlights: WAM 2020

World Alzheimer’s Month is celebrated worldwide every September to commemorate persons with Alzheimer’s and their loved ones who care for them. Every year, Homage has been advocating this cause with the objective to spread awareness highlighting Alzheimer’s and...
Caring For Individuals With Dementia with Adam from ADFM

Caring For Individuals With Dementia with Adam from ADFM

What is Alzheimer’s? How do you identify early on-set dementia in your loved one? How can a daycare centre help individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s? We answer these questions and more as we ask Adam, an Assistant Nurse Manager at the Alzheimer’s Disease...
5 Brain Exercises To Strengthen Your Mind with Nisha Andrea Raj

5 Brain Exercises To Strengthen Your Mind with Nisha Andrea Raj

A national health survey showed that 8.5% of Malaysians above 60 have dementia, with Alzheimer’s being the most common.   Some myths surrounding dementia is that it is normal part of ageing for everybody and that it is a disease on its own. However, this is not...
Dementia 101: All You Need To Know

Dementia 101: All You Need To Know

About 123,000 people in Malaysia were diagnosed with dementia in 2015. This number was projected to be 261,000 by 2030 and will continue to increase to 590,000 people in 2050.   What is Dementia? As we age, we may find our memory deteriorating. This is known...
4 Golden Rules to Prevent Alzheimer’s

4 Golden Rules to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease, especially in its early stage is forgetting recently learned information, important dates or events, asking...