The Effect of a Comprehensive Dementia Care Management Program on End‐of‐Life Care

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Fecha de publicación: 29 January 2019


Autores: Lee A. Jennings MD, MSHS., Maurice Turner BS., Chandra Keebler MD., Carl H. Burton MD., Tahmineh Romero MS, MQM., Neil S. Wenger MD, MPH., David B. Reuben MD.

Background: Although Alzheimer disease and other dementias are life limiting, only a minority of these patients or their proxy decision makers participate in advance care planning. We describe end‐of‐life care preferences and acute care and hospice use in the last 6 months of life for persons enrolled in a comprehensive dementia care management program.

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