Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee

Working to ensure the best possible care to persons with dementia in acute care settings.

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Our goals are to:

  • Identify and communicate the challenges and opportunities for providing the best possible care to persons with dementia in acute care settings
  • Provide options for hospitals to improve both:
    • The quality of care for the patient
    • The caregiver/provider experience
  • Offer strategies to improve the cost effectiveness of care

Advisory Committee Recommendations Report

Committee members

  • Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter

    Susan Antkowiak

  • Boston Medical Center

    Sanford Auerbach

  • Berkshire Health Systems

    Sandra Bellantonio

  • Executive Office of Elder Affairs

    Alice Bonner

  • Executive Office of Elder Affairs

    Mary DeRoo

  • Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services

    Eric Donovan

  • Family Caregiver

    Alan Holbrook

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew SeniorLife

    Lewis Lipsitz

  • Massachusetts General Hospital Physician Organization

    Lynette Matthews

  • Family Caregiver

    Ellyn McSweeney

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Barbara Moscowitz

  • University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital

    Linda Pellegrini

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Daniel Press

  • MassHealth

    Steve Sauter

  • University of Massachusetts Boston

    Nina Silverstein

  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health

    Lindsey Tucker

    Associate Commissioner

  • Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter

    James Wessler

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