New CARA members enjoy 1-year access to premium content of SPH Media’s digital news publication of your choice

Update as of 18 July 2024:

CARA has sent out reminder emails to all eligible members since 20 June 2024 to redeem your SPH Media digital subscription.
Please ensure that you check your spam/junk folder for the emails and redeem your subscription by latest 1 August 2024. For assistance, please email [email protected].



Starting 15 June 2024, every new sign-up to our CARA membership programme can relish in this
special treat.

From 15 June 2024, we are thrilled to present every new* CARA member with a special token of appreciation — a 1-year digital subscription to SPH Media’s news publication of your choice to stay informed on the go. Enjoy access to premium content from SPH Media’s selected publications, including access to web and app.

Eligible members can choose one title from any 4 digital newspapers:

  • The Straits Times
  • Lianhe Zaobao and Shin Min Daily News
  • Berita Harian
  • Tamil Murasu

*Limited to the first 1,000 new CARA members on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note: To ensure everyone has a chance to benefit, each user can sign up only once. Multiple sign-ups will be void. Dementia Singapore and CARA reserve the right to make the final decision.

How to Sign Up as a CARA Member
  1. Download the CARA app:
    Search for ‘CARA SG‘ on Google Play or the Apple App Store and install the app.

  2. Complete your profile:

    Select your profile type (Member of Public, Caregiver, or Person living with dementia) and complete the registration.
How to Redeem the SPH Media’s Digital News Publication
  1. Check Your Email:

    You will receive a Welcome email from [email protected] on the Friday after you successfully submitted your registration on the CARA app. Don’t forget to check your spam/junk folder!

    If you have signed up for CARA using your Apple ID without providing your email address, please update your email address in the CARA app under My Profile > Personal Details.

    Note: If you have submitted your CARA application on a Friday, you may receive the email the following week.
  2. Choose Your Subscription:

    You will receive an email to redeem a single subscription of SPH Media’s digital news. Access the online form indicated in the email and choose ONE title from the major news publications:

    • The Straits Times

    • Lianhe Zaobao + Shin Min Daily News

    • Berita Harian

    • Tamil Murasu.

  3. Activate Your Account:

    SPH Media will email you an account activation link by the end of the following month to confirm your digital subscription.

Wait, there’s more!

All members, including those who signed up before 15 June 2024, will receive a monthly e-newsletter with articles on mental health and dementia-related topics specially curated by The Straits Times. Keep an eye out for it!

About our partnership with SPH Media

Dementia Singapore has partnered with SPH Media to encourage daily reading as a way to stay connected and mentally active, as this can help reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially among the elderly.

Read the media release here and news coverage by The Straits Times. 

Frequently Asked Questions

This campaign is only applicable to newly registered members from 15 June 2024. Rest assured we will continue to introduce new campaigns/promotions for the benefit of our current members. For the latest updates and promotions, click here.

Yes. To create a user account, SPH Media requires essential information including your name, email address, contact number, and marketing consent.

No, you can enjoy 1-year access to SPH Media’s digital news publication of your choice, via Web or App only.

After selecting your preferred publication and completing the form, SPH Media will contact you via an account activation email to confirm your access to your preferred publication.

Please note that you will need to have an active CARA account to receive the account activation email from SPH Media.

Your selection once submitted cannot be changed. Please choose carefully.

If you have signed up for CARA using your Apple ID without providing your email address, please update your email via the CARA app (under My Profile > Personal Details) so that you can receive the ‘Welcome’ email. 

If you are not able to update your email address, please contact us at [email protected] for assistance.

Check your spam/junk folder. And note that if you have submitted your CARA application on a Friday, you may receive the email the following week. If you are sure you have not received the email, contact CARA support at [email protected] for assistance.

SPH Media will send you an account activation email by the following month. If you do not receive the account activation email, you can call their dedicated hotline at 6388 3838 or email [email protected] for assistance. SPH’s hotline operates from Mon – Fri, 8.30am to 6pm, excluding Public Holidays.

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