We tackle chronic conditions and care challenges compounded by Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.

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THE FAMILY CAREGIVER EXPERIENCE

We offer a 12-week digital health program to train and support family caregivers to provide proven, effective and appropriate care for a person living with dementia at home.

Dedicated Caregiver Coach


Every family caregiver is supported by a dedicated caregiver coach who monitors progress, provides friendly reminders, and offers helpful insights and encouragement.

Included Ceresti Tablet


We provide caregivers with a personalized, pre-configured, senior-friendly Ceresti tablet that can be remotely accessed and controlled by a coach, without need for a wifi connection.

Personalized Curriculum


Caregivers acquire professional-grade knowledge, skills and confidence that is tailored to the overall needs of the person living with dementia as well as their specific program goals.

Caregiver
Support


We direct caregivers to local community resources based on their specific needs. Families and friends share pictures, stories, messages and offer support via Ceresti’s free smartphone app.

Long-Term Care Planning


Caregivers develop long-term care plans that reflect the wishes of the person living with dementia, address financial issues and consider the long-term needs of the caregiver.

Engagement & Stimulation


Caregivers utilize proven methods and tools for how to engage and stimulate a person living with dementia.

Continued Learning & Support


After graduation, caregivers have several options to continue benefiting from the Ceresti program, including continued access to coaching, education, engagement tools, support and remote monitoring.

TESTIMONIALS

  • "The caregiver education has helped me understand my loved one's memory loss and how to deal with it".
    Family Caregiver
  • "I truly believe Ceresti made a positive difference in my loved one's care".
    Family Caregiver
  • “Thank you for sticking with us and for your understanding of my ups and downs”.
    Family Caregiver
  • "There is warmth and love in your program, as well...not just cold, clinical facts".
    Family Caregiver
  • “Thank you for all the wonderful work you are all doing. You are providing more hope for the future”.
    Family Caregiver
90%
Percent of caregivers who would recommend the Ceresti program to a friend.*
100%
Percent of caregivers who valued the support they received from their coach.*
90%
Percent of caregivers who feel more prepared to provide care for a person living with dementia.*
* Results from Ceresti’s Founding Families pilot study initiated Jan 2016

PERSONALIZATION DRIVES ENGAGEMENT AND IMPROVES OUTCOMES

Our program achieves unprecedented levels of personalization to maximize engagement and adherence by family caregivers.

Engaged caregivers are more likely to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence required to provide effective and appropriate care for someone who is losing, or has lost, the ability to self-manage critical aspects of their care.

84%
Percent of caregivers that engaged for more than 10 weeks.*
61%
Percentage of daily check-ins completed by caregivers.*
* Results from Ceresti’s Founding Families pilot study initiated Jan 2016

PROGRAMS & BENEFITS

Training and supporting family caregivers to provide effective and appropriate care is the best way to (i) sustain and improve care for a person living with dementia at home and (ii) reduce the risks and costs of acute incidents.

Ceresti offers three caregiver-centric programs to address the needs of Family caregivers, health systems, payers and providers who utilize the Ceresti program are able to realize many of the following benefits:

FAMILY Program
Ceresti’s FAMILY Program helps caregivers and families improve the experience of living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.
  • Acquire professional-grade knowledge, skills and confidence, tailored to the specific needs of the person living with dementia and caregiver program goals
  • Improve the quality of life for the person living with dementia
  • Supports aging in place with safety and dignity
  • Reduce caregiver burden and stress
  • Reduce out-of-pocket expenses
$7,500
Average annual incremental out-of-pocket spending for a person living with Alzheimer’s Disease.*
* Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures, 2016
PREVENT Program
Ceresti’s PREVENT Program helps payers and providers reduce costs due to preventable acute incidents for complex patients unable to self-manage (e.g., those with dementia).
  • Reduce utilization and costs of emergency room visits
  • Reduce admissions and re-admissions rates to hospital or skilled nursing facility
  • Increase quality and satisfaction
2x
Higher average hospital admissions rate for a person living with Alzheimer’s Disease.*
20 %
Average incremental readmission rate for a person living with Alzheimer’s Disease.**
* Phelan et at, Association of Incident Dementia with Hospitalizations, JAMA (2012)
** Callahan et al, Transitions in Care among Older Adults with and without Dementia, JAGS (2012)
TRANSITIONS Program
Ceresti’s TRANSITION Program helps health systems, payers and providers manage care transitions more cost-effectively for complex patients unable to self-manage (e.g., those with dementia).
  • Reduce length of stay in hospital or skilled nursing facility
  • Reduce the number and costs of preventable care transitions
  • Reduce care management costs
1.7 days
Average incremental length of hospital stay for a person living with Alzheimer’s Disease.*
3x
Higher average number of care transitions for a person living with Alzheimer’s Disease.*
$13,000
Average annual incremental Medicare costs for a person living with Alzheimer’s Disease.**
* Callahan et al, Transitions in Care among Older Adults with and without Dementia, JAGS (2012)
** Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures, 2016