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Stop the Hysteria about Dementia
The firehose of news we receive each day about the predictors of dementia sends some pretty dangerous messages to the average consumer, writes Kirsten Jacobs.
3 Technologies to Balance Monitoring and Privacy
For senior living communities, balancing vigilance and resident independence is important—and technology can help. A recent guest column in McKnight's Senior Living, "
694 Ways to Improve Services and Supports for People with Dementia
Recommendations from a recent federally supported summit could guide future research investments in the field of care, services, and supports for people living with dementia. They could also impact the work of LeadingAge members, says Kirsten Jacobs.
Partnerships Address Transportation and Dementia Care; Awards Given
Lyft Teams with Allscripts to Get Patients to Medical Appointments LeadingAge CAST Supporter Lyft and Allscripts, a health care information technology firm, have teamed on a transportation project to ensure that more lower-income patients keep their doctor's appointments,
In Their Own Words: Living with Dementia
Mary Radnofsky, Tracey Lind, Brian Van Buren, and Brian LeBlanc spoke frankly at this year’s PEAK Leadership Summit about the challenges and blessings of living with dementia, and how providers of aging services can offer meaningful support to them and others who share their journey.