Health Affairs Issue Examines Alzheimer Disease
April 11, 2014 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
The April 2014 issue of Health Affairs focuses on Alzheimer disease, offering perspectives on legislation, research, care models, caregiver support, workforce support, elder abuse, care settings, and end-of-life care. One article discusses elements of optimal dementia care in nursing homes. In this setting, dementia care should be person-centered and focus on quality of life, the authors write.