Elizabeth S Edgerly

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OBJECTIVES To determine whether a practice redesign intervention coupled with referral to local Alzheimer's Association chapters can improve the quality of dementia care. DESIGN Pre-post intervention. SETTING Two community-based physician practices. PARTICIPANTS Five physicians in each practice and their patients aged 75 and older with dementia. (More)
Alzheimer disease (AD) has a drastic effect on the lives of those affected by the disease. Surprisingly little research has studied the personal and social consequences for AD patients. Many appear to go through six stages of change as the disease progresses, but any individual's path through the disease may vary substantially. AD also has a drastic effect(More)
The Northern California Chronic Care Network for Dementia brings together Northern California's major providers of managed care, community-based care, consumer education, and advocacy in new partnerships to improve the care of persons with dementia enrolled in managed care plans and their family caregivers. These partnerships are part of a national(More)
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