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Ceresti Presents Claims-Based Outcomes from Digital Caregiver Empowerment Program at 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conferences

Independently validated family caregiver intervention improves patient care by reducing avoidable hospitalizations by 80%.

CARLSBAD, Calif. – August 2, 2022 – Ceresti Health, a digital health company that specializes in reducing avoidable hospitalizations for frail elderly Medicare beneficiaries by supporting and empowering their family caregivers, today announced that company researchers will present two posters at the upcoming Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022. 

Dirk Soenksen, Chief Executive Officer at Ceresti Health will present the following posters:

  • Improving Dementia Care Through Digital Caregiver Empowerment: Durable Claims-Based Outcomes Demonstrated in a Pragmatic Real-World Trial (Tuesday, August 2, 2022; poster P3-32,)
  • Design, Test, Validate: Development of a Novel & Robust Analytical Framework and Econometric Model Using Administrate Claims Data (Wednesday, August 3, 2022; poster P4-327)

“We’re excited to present the first-ever, statistically significant results and methods from a pragmatic real-world trial demonstrating that upskilling the family caregivers of persons living with dementia reduces avoidable hospitalizations and healthcare costs,” said Dirk Soenksen, CEO and co-founder of Ceresti Health. “Unnecessary hospitalizations are harmful, and particularly harmful to persons living with dementia. Our virtual care program provides a highly scalable way to delivery evidence-based cost-effective dementia care to improve the lives of millions of patients, caregivers and their families.”

Ceresti’s digital caregiver empowerment program enrolls and upskills the family caregivers (e.g., spouses, adult children) of frail elderly persons living with dementia and engages them in monitoring the health of their loved ones via remote risk assessments. Enrolled caregivers receive a dedicated cell-enabled caregiver tablet that provides access to a comprehensive and personalized program of education, support, proactive remote coaching and remote assessments. Remote assessment enable the early detection of changes in the condition of the person living with dementia, and timely access to primary care, obviating the need for emergency room visits or hospitalizations. Caregivers typically engage in their programs for 40 minutes/week over a period of 7 months. 


Ceresti is a digital health company that specializes in reducing hospitalizations of frail elderly Medicare beneficiaries, including those living with dementia, by supporting and empowering their family caregivers. Ceresti’s digital caregiver empowerment program utilizes personalized education, proactive coaching, remote monitoring and predictive analytics to upskill family caregivers on how to best care for a loved one. Our validated outcomes demonstrate that more empowered family caregivers can reduce healthcare costs for vulnerable and underserved members, while improving their own mental health. 

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Contact: Dirk Soenksen, [email protected]

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