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Creative Dementia Care in Senior Living

March 16, 2023

Caring for people with dementia and managing behaviors in a way that improves quality of life, reduces (or eliminates) the need for medications, and keeps them safe and out of the ER or hospital is an ongoing challenge. Kevin O’Neil, MD, CMD, chief medical officer at ALG Senior and Medical Advisor to AALNA’s Advisory Council, and his colleagues developed a program called Reflections to approach effective dementia care and behavioral management. This program and the research and work that went into it suggest a few keys to any successful team-based dementia care program.

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