Integrating care for older adults with cognitive impairment.

  title={Integrating care for older adults with cognitive impairment.},
  author={Christopher M. Callahan and Malaz Boustani and Greg A. Sachs and Hugh C Hendrie},
  journal={Current Alzheimer research},
  volume={6 4},
The number of older adults with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders is expected to triple over the next 50 years. While we may be on the cusp of important therapeutic advances, such advances will not alter the disease course for millions of persons already affected. Hoping for technology to spare the health care system from the need to care for older adults with dementia is no longer tenable. Most older adults with dementia will receive their medical care in the primary care setting and… CONTINUE READING

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