Care Interventions for People Living With Dementia and Their Caregivers

The aging of the U.S. population and the concurrent rise in the number of adults living with dementia underscore the urgent need for a systematic review of the available evidence for care interventions for PLWD and their formal and informal caregivers. The National Institute on Aging commissioned such a review from the Evidence-based Practice Center Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Dementia affects about 5 million U.S. adults 65 years and older (with disparities by race and ethnicity), and that number may grow to almost 14 million by 2060.  To read full article visit: the Department of Health and Human services  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.