One million people with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia live alone.

Handbook for Helping People Living Alone with Dementia

A Message from Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon, Cognitive Solutions LLC

Thank you for joining us at the Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summit last week!

PowerPoint presentations with notes and handouts from the Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summit are available through this link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/uemp5n4upbsa1ag/AAD5N-DQK4qWm6192VjDOnu-a?dl=0 

Also included are the special resources presented by Elizabeth Gould: 

Living Alone with No Known Support 
This resources showcases practical strategies that can be used to address challenges that medical, legal, and social services professionals face when working with individuals with dementia who live alone with no known support.
Providing Services to Individuals with Dementia Who Live Alone: A Guide of Practical Strategies
This resources highlights specific strategies for how home- and community-based service professionals can work with this population.

Please help us to improve the Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summit experience for future participants by completing a brief survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3W3MLMW 

If you requested materials to be used to submit your application for continuing education, you will receive a separate email from MikeSplaine (msplaine@cognitivesol.com).


Mike and Kate
Cognitive Solutions

Living Alone with Alzheimer’s: A Solutions Summit

The Living Alone with Alzheimer’s day-long summit seeks to educate and share best practice about how people are living alone with cognitive impairment and convenes colleagues from the field who have developed supportive solutions.

Living Alone Summit Schedule

The Living Alone Summit agenda will include conversations with persons who are navigating life with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, an overview of the numbers and types of single person households they live in, health and social risk factors such as social isolation, and ethical dilemmas to consider. Solutions providers from social services, health care and technology sectors will be featured.

Who should attend?

Persons living with dementia, caregivers, administrators and staff from care communities, Alzheimer/dementia care providers, dementia friendly community leaders, health care systems, elder abuse prevention efforts, elder care managers and attorneys, hospital emergency department staff and organizations directing care systems for persons dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

Everyone can be part of the solution.


Mike Splaine

Splaine Consulting

Dr. Stephen G. Post

Bioethicist, Author

Elizabeth Gould

Senior Research Public Health Analyst
RTI International

Rajiv Mehta

CEO, Founder
Atlas of Caregiving

Kate Gordon

Splaine Consulting

About the Convener

Splaine Consulting (www.splaineconsulting.com) specializes in policy and advocacy consulting on health, public health and long-term care issues at the local, state, US and international levels. Our firm focuses on helping clients to secure their policy objectives and measurably improve their organization for the long term. Through advocate training, we transform the passion of professionals and cause champions into strong grassroots advocacy networks, and our policy analysis work drives advocates to achieve definable and winnable policy solutions.

We have long, deep and broad experience in the Alzheimer’s community. We think of ourselves as Alzpreneurs℠ as we seek out the best to partner and focus energy in the Alzheimer’s field on unique and less developed areas of practice and policy.