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Posted: May 20, 2014

The Minnesota Economic Model of Dementia

Olivia Mastry

No therapies are known to substantially alter the course of dementia and associated treatment costs. However, enhanced support services for caregivers for people with dementia have been shown to improve caregivers’ capabilities and well-being and delay patients’ institutionalization. Foldes, S and Hall Long, K (2014). The Minnesota Economic Model of Dementia: Demonstrating Healthcare Cost Savings… Read more »

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