Best Practice Caregiving: Guiding Organizations to Dementia Programs for Family Caregivers

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February 2020


This robust online database provides detailed information on evidence-based dementia caregiving programs to better support family caregivers.


The number of individuals living with dementia is steadily increasing, and family caregivers for individuals with dementia frequently experience challenges with maintaining their own physical, emotional, and financial health. While programs that provide support, information, and training for dementia caregivers have been shown to be effective, many caregivers either do not have access to or do not know about these programs.

The Best Practice Caregiving online database provides organizations serving patients with dementia and their caregivers with a searchable and data-rich resource to select from and compare more than 40 evidence-based programs on dementia caregiving across the U.S. 

About this Tool

The database enables organizations to find and compare programs by the evidence base, implementation requirements, needed training, and implementation experiences associated with different dementia caregiving programs.


The comprehensive information on each evidence-based program can equip health care and community-based organizations to evaluate and identify the programs that best align with their funding, existing programs, and specific populations they work with to help them successfully implement these programs for the caregivers they serve.

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