Meeting of Experts #3--Advanced Dementia

When: January 21, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Aging, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health
Activities: Meetings of Experts on Advanced Dementia, , ,
Board: Board on Health Care Services

In accordance with The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2013 Update, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to convene experts on advanced dementia. The experts will discuss and make suggestions about how providers, including primary care physicians and hospitals, should address patient-centered goals of care and care-related issues, such as infection management, feeding and nutrition problems, falls and injury prevention, transitional care and hospitalizations, and communication. The experts may also discuss models to improve care for persons with advanced dementia.

The third meeting of experts on advanced dementia will be held in Washington, DC on January 21, 2015. This meeting will focus on policy issues in improving care for people with advanced dementia. The meeting will be on January 21 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, DC.

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