The effect of adult day care services on time to nursing home placement in older adults with Alzheimer's disease.

@article{McCann2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of adult day care services on time to nursing home placement in older adults with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Judith J. McCann and Liesi E Hebert and Yan Li and Fredric D Wolinsky and David W. Gilley and Neelum Thanik Aggarwal and Joanne M. Miller and Denis A. Evans},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={754-63}
}
PURPOSE This longitudinal study examined whether the use of adult day care services delayed time to nursing home placement in persons with Alzheimer's disease. DESIGN AND METHODS Two hundred and eighteen adult day care clients with Alzheimer's disease were recruited from 16 adult day programs in a large metropolitan area. Two hundred and ninety eight persons with Alzheimer's disease but not using adult day care were recruited from a federally funded Alzheimer's diagnostic center and frequency… CONTINUE READING

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