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What if my family or I have dementia? | Caregiving

What if my family or I have dementia? | Caregiving

Join us to learn more about dementia and how to cope with it.


NOTE: Registration is only approved if your myLibrary username is verified.


Important Notice 


This programme/event is open to members of the National Library Board, Singapore. Please ensure you have your myLibrary username on hand before proceeding with the registration. If you do not have a myLibrary username, you can create one here:


About the Programme/Event


In Singapore, 1 in 10 people above the age of 60 suffers from dementia. And it is only going to become more prevalent. 


Join us to learn:


  • What is dementia?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of dementia?
  • What are the difficulties that Persons Living with Dementia (PLDs) may face?
  • How to communicate with PLDs?
  • How to cope with life with dementia?


Disclaimer: All content and advice shared during the programme are for informational purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.


About the Speakers


Janet Tan


Janet is a certified Spark of Life facilitator, a programme aimed at providing therapeutic group intervention for Persons Living with Dementia (PLD). With more than 8 years of experience working with PLDs and their caregivers, 2 years of case management with Cluster support and 20 plus years of volunteering experience. Janet is passionate about serving the needs of the elderly and helping them age in place through her work. She also works closely with caregivers on their caregiving journey.


Chan Chin Teck


Chin Teck is a Senior Programme Executive with Montfort Care’s GoodLife! Chin Teck works mainly with caregivers and those who might be at risk of mental health illnesses, advocating for mental health awareness amongst the seniors through screening and education.


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About Time of Your Life


Organised by the National Library Board, the Time of Your Life (TOYL) features informative talks, creative workshops, learning communities and resources for those aged 50 and above. Covering a wide range of topics such as Digital, Careers, Sustainability, Arts & Wellness, start your learning journey with us today. Visit for the full programme listing and check out our dedicated publication at


NOTE: Registration is only approved if your myLibrary username is verified.


Please note the following:


  • All participants are required to register for a ticket. Each ticket admits 1 person only. Please present your ticket when you enter the library and the event venue.
  • Arrive 10 mins before the session commences. Seats of late attendees may be given to those in the waitlist.
  • NLB reserves the right to deny entry to participants who do not abide by the ground rules.
  • Please note that photos and/or videos of this programme and its participants may be taken.






20 Sep 2023

Organised By:

National Library Board


Bedok Public Library (Programme Room Level 3)
11 Bedok North Street 1, Heartbeat@Bedok #03-04, Singapore 469662


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