Latest Dementia Care Practice Recommendations Emphasize Person-Centered Care

The Alzheimer’s Association has released new dementia care practice recommendations aimed at helping nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and other long-term care and community care providers deliver optimal quality, person-centered care for those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The recommendations…

Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Face Special Challenges (1st Part)

You are not alone. Whether you need information about (1st Part) early-stage caregiving, (2nd Part) middle-stage caregiving, or (3rd Part) late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help. EARLY STAGE CAREGIVING In the early stage of Alzheimer's, most people function…

Medicare Coverage of Care Planning Toolkit for Providers

In 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began paying healthcare providers for care planning services for individuals with cognitive impairments. The Alzheimer’s Association, with the help of an expert task force, created a toolkit to help providers…

2016 Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Survey

260,000. That’s the number of Illinois residents who will be living with Alzheimer’s by 2025. Share your views on Alzheimer’s programs and services from the State of Illinois. The statistics surrounding Alzheimer’s are too immense to sit quietly by. By…