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Civil money penalty (CMP) is a monetary penalty the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) impose against facilities not in substantial compliance with one or more Medicare and Medicaid participation requirements for Long Term Care Facilities. A portion of CMPs collected from facilities are returned to the...

The Billings members of the ADRD Work Group are proud to share this Yellowstone Valley Woman Magazine article with all of you. Dr. Pat Coon is the cover story of the Sept/Oct issue! Her development of the Montana Alzheimer's/Dementia Work Group is highlighted and also...

Members of the Alzheimer's and Dementia Work Group will be participating in the Alzheimer's Advocacy Day at the State Capitol Rotunda in Helena. Elevating the urgency around this epidemic is the focus of the advocacy day as well as issues regarding Seniors and Long Term Care....

The MT Alzheimer's and Dementia State Plan Work Group and the MT Office on Aging has developed two public awareness announcements that will run through March 2019. Please take a few minutes to view and share these two announcements entitled: Faces and 65 Seconds...

Respite is defined as a temporary break for family and individual caregivers and may include in-home care, companionship or outings. The Montana Lifespan Respite program provides a break for Montana families caring for their loved ones. The Montana Lifespan Respite program received $800,000 in grant funding...

The Montana Alzheimer's and Dementia Workgroup has created a Memory Loss Resource Guide for those concerned with memory loss. The guide is available on-line and is free to download. Click HERE to view the guide on the website resource page....

The Montana Alzheimer's and Dementia State Plan website has added an interactive map to learn about resources available across the state. The goal of the map is to promote dementia capable community projects, link Montana communities together though information sharing, and help Montanan's better prepare...

Be a part of something meaningful! With just a few hours a month, you can make a difference in your community. The Montana Alzheimer’s and Dementia State Plan Work Group needs Community Outreach Volunteers to work as local advocates raising awareness and being the “boots...