Dementia Care

An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Marie Boltz
  • James E. Galvin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Marie Boltz, James E. Galvin
    Pages 1-5
  3. Dementia Prevention, Detection, and Early Support

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Nicole Haynes, Alon Seifan, Richard S. Isaacson
      Pages 9-32
    3. James E. Galvin
      Pages 33-44
    4. Valerie T. Cotter, Julie Teixeira
      Pages 61-70
  4. Clinical Management of Dementia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Nicole J. Brandt, Daniel Z. Mansour
      Pages 73-95
    3. Catherine A. Alder, Michael A. LaMantia, Mary Guerriero Austrom, Malaz A. Boustani
      Pages 113-121
    4. Nina M. Silverstein, Anne E. Dickerson, Elin Schold Davis
      Pages 123-148
  5. Toward Person-Centered Community-Based Dementia Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Abhilash K. Desai, F. Galliano Desai, Susan McFadden, G. T. Grossberg
      Pages 151-166
    3. Janis McGillick, Maggie Murphy-White
      Pages 189-214
    4. Meredeth A. Rowe, Jerrica Farias, Marie Boltz
      Pages 215-230
  6. Dementia Continuing Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
    2. Abraham A. Brody
      Pages 247-260
    3. Richard E. Powers, Heather L. Herrington
      Pages 261-298
    4. Jane Tilly, Kate Gordon
      Pages 299-312
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 313-325

About this book


This book provides an overview of the demographic, clinical, and psychosocial context of dementia care. With its focus on patient and family perspectives, this book describes evidence-based approaches towards prevention, detection, and treatment of dementia that is unlike any other book. The text presents memory clinics, care management, home-based interventions, palliative care, family caregiver programs, specific to dementia care. Additionally, the text examines strategies to support transitions to acute care and long-term care. The text also places a special emphasis on measures of quality, cultural sensitivity, and implications for health care policy.

Written by experts in the field, Dementia Care: An Evidence-Based Approach is an excellent resource for clinicians, students, healthcare administrators, and policymakers who aim to improve the quality of life of both the person with dementia and their informal caregiver.   


Care competencies Family caregiver interventions Gero-technology Memory clinics Palliative care Patient and family perspectives

Editors and affiliations

  • Marie Boltz
    • 1
  • James E. Galvin
    • 2
  1. 1.William F. Connell School of NursingBoston CollegeChestnut HillUSA
  2. 2.Charles E. Schmidt College of MedicineFlorida Atlantic UniversityNEW YORKUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-18376-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-18377-0
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