TheKey’s Scientific Advisory Board Meets to Discuss Long-Term Brain Health and the Positive Impact of Caregiving

SAN DIEGO, CA – January 11, 2024 The Scientific Advisory Board of TheKey, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, met today to discuss the latest research, theories and best practices related to the healthy aging, neurodegenerative diseases, long-term brain health, caregiving and more in meeting that takes place bi-annually. TheKey prides itself in seeking expertise from multidisciplinary leads in fields such as gerontology, geriatrics, psychology, and neurology when developing trainings and their approach to care.

“At TheKey, we are working to revolutionize the way the world ages by providing care that goes beyond basic support with tasks and contributes positively to the journey of aging,” said Dr. Shadi Gholizadeh, Head of Quality and Clinical Development at TheKey. “Our Scientific Advisory Board’s insights are instrumental in guiding us to achieve this mission, ensuring that our care methods are not only evidence-based, but are also deeply aligned with the latest scientific discoveries and health trends.”

This sixth Scientific Advisory Board meeting took place on January 11th, 2024. Scientific Advisory Board members joined Executive Chair, Lily Sarafan, and Dr. Gholizadeh in another engaging and thought-provoking discussion. TheKey’s Scientific Advisory Board includes Dr. Anne Basting, Dr. Linda Ercoli, Dr. Howard Fillit, Dr. Frank Longo, Dr. Richard Isaacson, Dr. William Mobley,Dr. Gary Small, Dr. Rudy Tanzi, and Dr. Mike Wasserman.

After the last Scientific Advisory Board meeting, TheKey made updates to their Balanced Care Method, including adding the health pillar “sleep” to their model, and updating tools and training to support implementation of this holistic approach to care. “Incorporating the latest scientific insights into our Balanced Care Method enhances our ability to deliver whole person care that includes such considerations as movement, nutrition, social connection, and purpose,” stated Dr. Gholizadeh. “With insights from our esteemed board, we’re excited to continue to further refine our care practices, making a significant impact on the lives of those we serve.”

The Scientific Advisory Board shares current evidence in the assessment, treatment, mental health, and overall needs of adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. They also help us understand the common, unmet needs of professional and family caregivers who care for older adults living with dementia or chronic illness. TheKey believes that staying on top of the latest research is critical to developing training, care planning, and support programs that maximize the health, safety, and well-being of adults in need of care and their loved ones.

About TheKey

For over 20 years, TheKey has helped clients achieve successful long-term aging at home with comprehensive, concierge-based care. Ensuring the dignity, safety, and independence of its clients, TheKey is committed to changing how the world lives and ages at home. Employee-teams get the training, resources, and support they need to deliver an exceptional care experience for clients and their families. Founded in Silicon Valley, TheKey has grown from a single location to service coverage throughout North America enabling clients to live life on their own terms, in their own homes.