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Alzheimer’s Disease

and Related Dementias (ADRD)

Idaho’s State Plan

Dr. Sarah Toevs

Mike Berlin

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Why are state plans needed?

Alzheimer’s Association

2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

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Idaho and ADRD

  • The greatest risk factor for AD is advancing age
  • 1 of 8 people 65+ eventually develop some form of dementia
  • By age 85 the chance of getting AD increases to almost 50%
  • The fastest growing age segment in Idaho are people 85+

Alzheimer’s Association

2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures.

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Idaho and ADRD

  • Currently there are 26,000 people in Idaho with AD
  • 76,000 caregivers at an unpaid care cost valued at over $1 billion per year

Alzheimer’s Association

2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures.

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Response from CDC and Alzheimer’s Association

The Public Health Road Map for State and National Partnerships

Alzheimer’s Association

2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

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History of the Roadmap

  • Healthy Brain Initiative (2007)
    • BRFSS module
    • ADRD incorporated into Health People 2020
  • Healthy Brain Roadmap (2013)
    • Monitor
    • Educate and empower
    • Promote partnerships
  • Focus is on individual with ADRD and CAREGIVER
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Response in Idaho

Idaho Alzheimer’s Planning Group (IAPG)

  • Clinicians
  • Educators
  • Researchers
  • Local and National Organizations
  • Concerned Caregivers and Citizens
plan development
Plan Development

Guiding principles of process:

  • Increase awarenessabout Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD)
  • Base recommendations on input from all regions of the state
  • Leverage existing resources and public-private partnerships
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Passage of Plan: HCR 34

  • Presentations to the Health Care Task Force (2011& 2012)
  • Plan endorsed by House & Senate Health and Welfare Committees (March 2013)
  • Plan passed (unanimously) by Legislature (April 2013)
  • Invited to present update during 2014 Session
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Idaho’s ADRD Plan

Increase Public Awareness and Access to Information

Provide ADRD-Specific Training

Coordinate ADRD Support Services

Create a Positive Regulatory/Financial Environment

Implement Ongoing Data Collection

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Implementation Activities

  • Statewide presentations on ADRD and Plan
  • Dementia Module added to 2013 BRFSS
  • Enhanced resources through Idaho 2-1-1 CareLine
  • Annual presentations to legislature
  • Submitted funding proposal to the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
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Next Step Collaborations

  • Policy Initiatives
    • The Care ACT
    • Caregiver Tax Credit
    • Guardianship/Legal Representation for people with dementia
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Neighborhood Watch
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Next Steps

  • Collaborate with Idaho Lifespan Respite Coalition
  • Secure funding for Healthy Brain Initiative
    • National Association of Chronic Disease Directors grant
    • Use funds to Map priority items at district level
    • Support local initiatives
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Resources

  • Idaho Alzheimer’s Planning Group
    • http://idahoalzhelp.org/
  • The Healthy Brain Initiative: The Public Health Road Map for State and National Partnerships
    • http://www.cdc.gov/aging/healthybrain/
  • Link to video on Healthy Brain Initiative
      • Healthy Brain Initiative youtube.com
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Questions?

Contact Information:

Sarah Toevs, stoevs@boisestate.edu

Mike Berlin, mikeberlin@boisestate.edu