Catherine Lai (The Jakarta Post) PREMIUM Agence France-Presse/Singapore ● Fri, June 2 2023 Under flashing disco lights, residents at a Singapore care home held hands and danced to golden oldies as part of an initiative to help those with dementia. They grooved to hits from the 1940s to the 1980s for about an hour in a silent disco format, listening to the tunes via headphones. The playlist, curated to get them moving, featured tracks in English, Malay and Chinese dialects at the Apex Harmony Lodge, which specializes in taking care of people with dementia. to Read Full Story SUBSCRIBE NOW Starting from IDR 55,500/month Unlimited access to our web and app content e-Post daily digital newspaper No advertisements, no interruptions Privileged access to our events and programs Subscription to our newsletters We accept Register to read 3 premium articles for free Already subscribed? login Or let Google manage your subscription
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