Hospitalization Expensive and Likely to Result in Readmission for Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

A recent Annals of Internal Medicine study indicated that hospitalization for those with Alzheimer’s disease greatly increases their risk of adverse outcomes. This certainly validates our experience over the past 25 years. Hospitals, insurers and physicians should consider that those age 65 and older with dementia are hospitalized three times more than their peers –Continue reading “Hospitalization Expensive and Likely to Result in Readmission for Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia”

Susan Gilster in the News…

Susan Gilster was recently featured in an article in the Cincinnati Business Courier as she announced the formation of The Gilster Group. The Gilster Group is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of dementia experts – physicians, pharmacists, nursing and others – to consult and guide health care leaders and professionals to improve the care andContinue reading “Susan Gilster in the News…”

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Susan Gilster, PhD, RN, created the vision for The Gilster Group after a lengthy healthcare career as a practitioner and healthcare project development manager, nationally and internationally. A pioneer, Dr. Gilster was responsible for the development of the Alois Alzheimer Center, the first dedicated dementia facility in the United States. For over 25 years SusanContinue reading “Welcome!”