Dementia-Capable Care Coordination in Duals Demonstration Programs: Workforce Needs

Coordinating care for dementia patients who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid can be complex as they involve program requirements, workforce competencies, and other barriers. As the aging population increases, more attention will need to be paid to new and potentially effective care coordination practices. This article describes a mixed-methods study that reviewed policy…

Dementia Care Specialist Workforce in California: Role, Practice, Training, and Demand 

More than 5 million older adults in the US are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD), and the prevalence of ADRD is expected to rise to 16 million by 2050. Dementia care specialists (DCSs) have been proposed as a solution in California aimed at keeping older individuals with ADRD in their homes…

Alzheimer’s Disease Services, Staffing, and Outcomes in Adult Day Health Centers

Accelerating rates of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia (ADRD) has led to a greater reliance on adult day health centers (ADHCs) and their skilled workforce. Although there is a lot of research on this topic, little is known about staffing in ADHCs that provide ADRD services compared to ADHCs that do not. As populations with…

Alzheimer’s Disease Services, Staffing, and Outcomes in Adult Day Health Centers

Accelerating rates of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia (ADRD) has led to a greater reliance on adult day health centers (ADHCs) and their skilled workforce. Although there is a lot of research on this topic, little is known about staffing in ADHCs that provide ADRD services compared to ADHCs that do not. As populations with…

Dementia Care Specialist Workforce in California: Role, Practice, Training, and Demand 

More than 5 million older adults in the US are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD), and the prevalence of ADRD is expected to rise to 16 million by 2050. Dementia care specialists (DCSs) have been proposed as a solution in California aimed at keeping older individuals with ADRD in their homes…

Dementia-Capable Care Coordination in Duals Demonstration Programs: Workforce Needs

Coordinating care for dementia patients who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid can be complex as they involve program requirements, workforce competencies, and other barriers. As the aging population increases, more attention will need to be paid to new and potentially effective care coordination practices. This article describes a mixed-methods study that reviewed policy…

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