Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Events to Mark ADI's 24th Annual Conference 25 March-28 March 09 at SUNTEC Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Dear Members,

In conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Disease International’s 24th Annual Conference which will be held at the SUNTEC Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Center from 25 March to 28March 2009, the Alzheimer's Disease Association of Singapore has organized a series of events o mark the Dementia Awareness Week.

Members and the public are invited to attend the following activities and shows which will be held in Singapore:

(1) A Play on Dementia titled “Don’t Forget To Remember Me”

Date/Time: 26 March-28 March '09
26 March and 27 March '09, both days at 8:00pm
28 March '09 at 3:00PM and at 8:00pm
Venue: Jubilee Hall (Raffles Hotel)
Ticket Price: $10
(excluding SISTIC booking fee $8)

This brand new play deals with the trials and tribulations of people with dementia and their struggles to come to terms with their illness.

For more details, contact SISTC Website: or Hotline at: 63485555.

(2) “Mass Exercise Workout and Memory Walk” – Be Physically Active to help Reduce the Risk of Developing Dementia.

Date/Time: 22 March 2009 from 8:00am to 12:00 noon
Venue: Marina Floating Platform (next to Esplanade Theatre)
- Exercise walkout
- 2.8km walk
- Fringe activities: sports try out stations, carnival games, stage performances, lucky draws. Free T shirt, exercise band and goodie bag for participants.

For more information and registration, call Tel: 63538734 or Email:

(3) Date: Sunday, 22 March 2009

Venue: Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel

3:00pm Show: “ORIUME” - Japanese with English Subtitles

7:00pm Show: “THANMATRA” - Malayalam with English Subtitles

(4)) Date: Monday, 23 March 2009

Venue: Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel

7:00pm Show: “SUMMER SHOW” - Cantonese with English Subtitles

Ticket Price: $6

(Excluding SISTIC Booking Fee) $5 (Senior citizens and students)

Buy your tickets through SISTIC Website:

SISTIC Hotline: 6348 5555& SISTIC authorized agents islandwide

(5) Date: Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Venue: Cathay Cineplex (Handy Road)

7:00pm Show: “AWAY FROM HER”

Ticket Price: $7.50

Sale of Tickets online:

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Medical Journal - Alzheimer's Research & Therapy

Dear Members,


A circular from the Editors-In-Chief of Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy, a new Medical Journal to be launched soon which may of interest to our medical professionals, counsellors and the public.  


An invitation to submit to Alzheimer's Research & Therapy


Doug Galasko, University of California, San Diego
Todd Golde, Mayo Clinic, Florida
Gordon Wilcock, University of Oxford


Now accepting submissions


Dear Colleague,


We are writing to let you know about Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, a brand new journal soon to be launched by BioMed Central.


Alzheimer's Research & Therapy is a peer-reviewed journal that aims to be the major forum for translational research into Alzheimer's disease. The journal will publish basic research with a translational focus, as well as clinical trials, research into drug discovery and development, and epidemiologic studies.


Although the journal's primary focus is Alzheimer's dementia, the scope will encompass other neurodegenerative diseases. Review articles and expert commentary will accompany key papers.

The journal is led by three Editors-in-Chief and is supported by a renowned international Editorial Board.


We invite you to submit your next outstanding research manuscript to Alzheimer's Research & Therapy. The journal offers rapid, high-quality peer review, and immediate publication on acceptance.

All research published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy will be open access - freely available to all with the copyright retained by the authors. The published version of your article will immediately be placed in PubMed and PubMed Central, ensuring the high visibility of your research. This complies with the NIH Public Access Policy and the Wellcome Trust Open Access Policy.


The journal has unrestricted space, allowing authors to submit unlimited numbers of figures, tables and supplementary material, all at no extra cost to the standard article processing charge. To find out whether your article or concept for a review article is suitable for the journal, you can send a pre-submission enquiry to


Please submit your manuscript via our online submission system. For more information about the journal, contact or visit our instructions for authors.


If you would like to keep abreast of news about Alzheimer's Research & Therapy and to receive a copy of the print preview of our inaugural issue simply register your email address on the website:

Kind regards,

Doug Galasko, Todd Golde and Gordon Wilcock
Editors-in-Chief, Alzheimer's Research & Therapy




Saturday, 14 March 2009

29 March '09 (Sunday), 3pm-5pm, Penang - Sharing cum Pot Bless Get Together Organized By ADFM Penang Alzheimer's Disease Support Group Committee

To: All Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers & The Public

We are pleased to announce that the ADFM Penang Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group will be holding a Sharing cum Pot Bless Get Together on:

Day/Date : Sunday, 29 March 2009

Time : 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Venue : Penang Cheshire Home, Babington Avenue, off Barrack Road, Penang

Admission is FREE.

All Caregivers with their mobile loved ones, and Members of the Public who are interested are cordially invited to this get together. Members of The Penang AD Support Group Committee look forward that this is an occasion for each other to seek and share information, advice and experiences on the Alzheimer’s Disease and Care-giving; and sought medical advice.

For further information & attendance, kindly call Tel: (604) 656 4537.