Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

Emergency Preparedness: Caring for persons living with dementia in a long-term or community-based care setting

Alzheimer's Association

Release Date:

Summary Report/Recommendations, White Paper/Brief

Organizational Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

Document presents practical strategies for caring for persons living with dementia during emergencies such as the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes (but is not limited to) giving reminders around habits to prevent illness, ensuring person-centered care, and continuing connections with family and friends.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Capacity Building

Priority Population(s)

Adults Aged 65 and Older, People Living in Congregate Housing, People With Disabilities

Setting(s) of Implementation

Long-term Care Facility

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period