MIND project helps dementia patients stay in home

02/11/2014 | PsychCentral.com

Johns Hopkins researchers said an 18-month home care pilot program using memory care coordinators helped older people with cognitive disorders remain at home longer, when compared with a control group, according to a report in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychology. The Maximizing Independence (or MIND) at Home trial found people who received the program's in-home visits also were less likely to die or leave their homes and had fewer unmet care needs during the study.

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