Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Optimizing Dementia Care Through Collaborative Recovery Interventions|
Michelle M. Hilgeman
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|| November 2015 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION: Dementia affects over 7% of veterans age 65 and above seeking care through the Veteran's Health Administration (VHA), amounting to one out of every eleven veterans in some VISNs. The unique functional and behavioral impairments associated with Alzheimer's or a related dementia (ADRD) contribute substantially to psychological and physical morbidity of family caregivers and high rates of nursing home placement, with 60% of ADRD caregivers rating the emotional stress of caregi...
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