Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee

Explore our Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Acute Care Advisory Committee.

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

Upcoming meetings

There are no scheduled meetings at this time.

Previous meeting information

June 19, 2017
April 26, 2017
March 3, 2017
February 3, 2017
December 7, 2016

Committee members

Susan Antkowiak
Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter

Sanford Auerbach
Boston Medical Center

Sandra Bellantonio
Berkshire Health Systems

Alice Bonner
Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Mary DeRoo
Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Eric Donovan
Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services

Alan Holbrook
Family Caregiver

Lewis Lipsitz
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew SeniorLife

Lynette Matthews
Massachusetts General Hospital Physician Organization

Ellyn McSweeney
Family Caregiver

Barbara Moscowitz
Massachusetts General Hospital

Linda Pellegrini
University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital

Daniel Press
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Steve Sauter
MassHealth

Nina Silverstein
University of Massachusetts Boston

Lindsey Tucker
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

James Wessler
Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter

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