Keeping dementia at bay with mindfulness

Several years ago, Madam Tan Sok Khoon, 65, came across an article about dementia and was concerned by the statistics she read.

The Institute of Mental Health numbers showed one in 10 people aged above 60 in Singapore has dementia, with the condition affecting half of those above 85. The figures were released in 2015 after a three-year study.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 18, 2020, with the headline 'Keeping dementia at bay with mindfulness'. Print Edition | Subscribe