Advocate Health champions health equity through new, innovative dementia care model

Advocate Health has been selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model. Following years of neurocognitive disorders research pioneered by Advocate Health’s academic core, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, patients across the health system’s footprint will now benefit from the GUIDE Model’s new standardized approach to care for patients with dementia and their caregivers.

Inaugural Pitt report finds caregivers with disabilities face poverty, health issues – need policy support

Caregivers with their own disabilities face a litany of complications while trying to tend to aging or ailing spouses and partners: health problems, mental health difficulties, work issues, even financial and healthcare strains, according to the inaugural white paper from a University of Pittsburgh center studying caregiving.

University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center’s Medical Executive Committee Donates $20,000 to Organizations in Need

Amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic this year, University Hospitals (UH) Ahuja Medical Center’s Medical Executive Committee donated to two organizations in need. The committee provided $10,000 to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. A donation of just one dollar provides enough food for four nutritious meals, meaning this donation helped give 40,000 meals to those in need.

Caregiver Monday: An Initiative Dedicated To Helping Caregivers Take Care of Themselves

– The Monday Campaigns, a nonprofit public health initiative, has announced Sherri Snelling, caregiving expert and corporate gerontologist, is taking a leading role with Caregiver Monday, a program dedicated to supporting the self-care of 65 million family caregivers by offering weekly health and wellness practices, research and collaborative activities through partner organizations.