Navigation Links
Merging discovery with therapy: Second generation memory care debuts
Date:2/19/2008

tion memory care has benefited from IDND's panoramic approach to the issue.

Caregivers have not been a primary focus in first generation memory care in spite of the fact that caregivers are hospitalized at a very high rate and that they provide millions of unpaid care hours per year (180 million hours valued at $1.7 billion in 2005 in Indiana alone). "Passively handing out brochures and web links to caregivers isn't enough. We need to recognize that they have significant issues and address them," said Dr. Boustani.

"The new Healthy Aging Brain Center is putting cutting edge research into the hands of patients and caregivers as well as their primary care physicians, from whom most older adults receive their health care," said Greg Sachs, M.D., professor of medicine at IU School of Medicine, an IU Center for Aging Research investigator and a Regenstrief Institute research scientist. Dr. Sachs directs the medical school's Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

He and Dr. Boustani, along with a team which includes social workers, psychologists, nurses and others will see patients and caregivers in the new outpatient facility. Dementia is a growing burden for society, propelling patients and caregivers to increasingly use the health-care system. Dr. Boustani and Dr. Sachs, who are both geriatricians, say second generation memory care is key to decreasing overutilization of emergency rooms and inpatient services.

"Nationwide, the health-care system is not delivering good dementia care because we have not presented a comprehensive assessment of the biopsychosocial needs of a person with dementia and have not followed up with solutions that are sensitive to local community needs and resources," said Dr. Boustani, who has been instrumental in the development of IDND.

There are currently an estimated 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease. Eight out of 10 individuals with dementia living outside of nursing ho
'/>"/>

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-274-7722
Indiana University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New findings on emerging contaminants
2. 2008 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases
3. 2008 ASM Biodefense and Emerging Disease Research Meeting
4. An emerging candidate for protecting patients from liver injury after abdomen surgery
5. Abaxis, Inc. to Present at the Fifth Annual Sidoti & Company Emerging Growth Conference
6. QED International Associates Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Emerging Cancer Index
7. OneMedPlace Emerging Healthcare Technologies Finance Forum Jan 7, 8th
8. Food and Drug Law Institute, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Co-Sponsor Major Conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy
9. Emerging therapies with a focus on Asian populations mark the AACR Centennial Conference
10. Targets on the horizon: Emerging therapies and novel targets
11. HealthShares(TM) Announces Change to the HealthShares(TM) Emerging Cancer Index
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 ... a physician practice management firm in Los Angeles ... announced today the patent-pending status of The Sara Soulati ... by Soulati in 2010, is a lifestyle modification and ... in April 2015 to the U. S. Patents and ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... 2015 Barbara Crone has joined Women’s Excellence ... being of the men, women and families who seek her care, ... care for families in the home. , “When ... wondering if I could complete their care with the delivery of ... my mentor Nurse Midwife, I knew it was time for me ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... LOS ANGELES, American Telemedicine Association 2015 Meeting & ... vitaphone e-health solutions, a full-service telemedicine and mobile ... its new platform, VITA health services for chronic ... health services platform enables remote patient monitoring of ... congestive heart failure (CHF), diabetes, COPD, hypertension and ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... (PRWEB) May 03, 2015 " Bubbly Walrus ... AppWatch, which takes a look at the latest and coolest ... Toohey, the host of AppWatch and technology expert, conducted the ... entertaining and educational game. , The best games to play ... think. Instead of users killing brain cells with a video ...
(Date:5/3/2015)... ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly ... available to consumers. Scott Steinberg, a technology expert and special ... how to protect their private information. , A lot of ... more so online. It helps everyone stay connected with friends ... terms of work, the internet makes things more efficient. But ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CEO Sara Soulati Announces Patent-Pending Designation For The Sara Soulati Health For Life Program 2Health News:Women's Excellence In Midwifery Welcomes Barbara Crone 2Health News:vitaphone e-health solutions U.S. Announces VITA Health Services for Remote Chronic Disease Management 2Health News:vitaphone e-health solutions U.S. Announces VITA Health Services for Remote Chronic Disease Management 3Health News:An Application to Have Fun with Mathematics Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:A Method to Keep Private Information Secure was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2
... and Their Loved OnesMOUNT SHASTA, Calif., April 16 "For ... more mystifying sound than the elusive words SPONTANEOUS REMISSION," writes ... semi-Buddhist answer to dancing with Cancer ... YOU LEAD" ( ... miraculous phenomenon was not a spontaneous event at all but ...
... Clinical Gold Standard Status for Ulcerative Colitis in ... ResourcesWALTHAM, Mass., April 16 Decision Resources, one ... for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed ... remission as the attribute that most influences their ...
... a Star with Milk on the Red Carpet at ... April 16 Warding off evil villains is ... a little help. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/AQ99876 )Wolverine,s unique ... far faster than any ordinary human. His secret is ...
... free education ATLANTA, April 16 At the ... and their children will have an opportunity to learn more ... - acid erosion.At the Sensodyne Dental Health Spa, an interactive ... area parents can learn more about what causes acid erosion ...
... CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 16 The ... for local companies. Generic drug production is driving ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO )New analysis ... ), Strategic Analysis of the ...
... -- SOKO Fitness & Spa,Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... Northern China, announced its operating results for the fiscal,third ... Total revenue for the quarter was $5.1 million, ... previous year. For the nine months ended February 28,2009, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Guidebook Uses Buddhist Principles to Combat Cancer 2Health News:For Ulcerative Colitis, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Corticosteroids Have Advantages Over Remicade in the Induction of Remission 2Health News:For Ulcerative Colitis, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Corticosteroids Have Advantages Over Remicade in the Induction of Remission 3Health News:X-Men's Wolverine Depends on Milk as His X-factor 2Health News:Atlanta Parents Brush Up on Growing Concern of Acid Erosion in Children's Teeth at Atlanta Dogwood Festival 2Health News:Atlanta Parents Brush Up on Growing Concern of Acid Erosion in Children's Teeth at Atlanta Dogwood Festival 3Health News:Atlanta Parents Brush Up on Growing Concern of Acid Erosion in Children's Teeth at Atlanta Dogwood Festival 4Health News:Generic Pharmaceuticals Offer Exciting Growth Opportunities in Tanzania, Reveals Frost & Sullivan 2Health News:Generic Pharmaceuticals Offer Exciting Growth Opportunities in Tanzania, Reveals Frost & Sullivan 3Health News:SOKO Fitness & Spa Group Announces Third Quarter FY2009 Financial Results 2Health News:SOKO Fitness & Spa Group Announces Third Quarter FY2009 Financial Results 3
(Date:5/4/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/ - YOLO Medical Inc. , ... distribution of medical and aesthetic devices, proudly announces ... YOLO,s new generation body contouring laser system; LIPOFINA. ... second-generation low-level laser device for body contouring, creating ... patented technology while continuing to push the envelope ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 2015   Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK ), ... 13, 2015, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 ... Las Vegas, Nev. ... Officer, and Cole Lannum , Senior Vice President of ... in a session scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Eastern ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 2015  Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY ... of its fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. ... noted, "With the close of the Novartis-GSK transaction, ... innovative oncology products in Phase 3, with plans ... These transformative transactions have accelerated our path to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:YOLO Medical Inc. receives FDA clearance for body contouring laser 2Mallinckrodt To Present At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference 2Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 2Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 3Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 4Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 5Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 6Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 7Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 8Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 9Array BioPharma Reports Financial Results For The Third Quarter Of Fiscal 2015 10
... 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Wuzhou Changlian International Trading Co., ... & medical equipment, announces its new arrivals of exercise ... indispensable parts for people to easily develop good habits ... cater to those patients or people who feel unwell, ...
... Pain Foundation (APF) today announced the launch of "Explain ... Hispanic Americans about chronic pain and foster improved dialogue ...  A growing body of research demonstrates that minorities, including ... management services and treatments, have their pain documented by ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Arrivals of Exercise & Health Care Equipment 2American Pain Foundation Launches New Educational Campaign, "Explain Your Pain," to Help Hispanic Americans Better Understand Chronic Pain and Pain Management 2American Pain Foundation Launches New Educational Campaign, "Explain Your Pain," to Help Hispanic Americans Better Understand Chronic Pain and Pain Management 3
... Pipette is a synonym for pipetting accuracy, ... design, and superior operating comfort. Its single, ... measuring stroke and blow-out as well as ... ensures utmost accuracy and precision. Ejection sleeve ...
... is ideal for repeated pipetting ... volume FInnpipettes offer the same ... Finnpipette Digital pipettes: New, ... Soft-touch tip ejection, Safety label, ...
Inquire...
... A fixed pipette is ... a single volume. Fixed volume ... and advantages as other Finnpipette ... design, Super blow-out (1-40ul), Soft-touch ...
Medicine Products: