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Home- and Community-Based Memory Care Models

The number of patients with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is projected to increase from 5.8 million to 14 million by the year 2050—amounting to an $800 billion annual cost to the U.S. health system. Patients live with dementia for an average of ten years, and require twice as many hospital stays as other older adults.

To manage this growing, complex population, providers need to invest now in support services that will keep dementia patients safe at home and in the community.

Case Profile: The Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife

Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) has developed an innovative model of memory care support for seniors in their community: the Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife. This profile outlines the four services offered by the Center—consultation, evaluation, care management, and caregiver support—and explains how you can replicate pieces of the program to improve your own memory care service portfolio.

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Lessons from Evidence-Based Memory Care Management Models

This briefing outlines key takeaways from three evidence-based models for managing dementia patients and their caregivers in the community: The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program, the COPE program, and the Care Ecosystem Model.

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