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Home- and Community-Based Memory Care Models

    The number of patients with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is projected to increase from 5.8 million to 14 million by the year 2050—amounting to an $800 billion annual cost to the U.S. health system. Patients live with dementia for an average of ten years, and require twice as many hospital stays as other older adults.

    To manage this growing, complex population, providers need to invest now in support services that will keep dementia patients safe at home and in the community.

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