An estimated four to five million older adults live with dementia in the United States, and the care of these individuals presents unique challenges to the health and human service delivery systems.1 Various organizations and health plans are committed to providing resources that support dementia care management and address difficult behaviors. A number of resources are available for providers and caregivers supporting individuals with dementia. Several recommendations are included within the resource guides including trainings and toolkits, fact sheets, publications, and information hubs.
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1 Langa, KM, Larson EB, Crimmins EM Faul JD, Levine DA, Kabeto MU, Weir DR. A Comparison of the Prevalence of Dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012. Jama Internal Medicine. Retrieved from https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2587084.
Managing Behaviors Associated with Dementia: Resource Guide for Caregivers
Managing Behaviors Associated with Dementia: Resource Guide for Healthcare Professionals