Hospital Elder Life Program

Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) for Prevention of Delirium

A comprehensive patient-care program that ensures optimal care for older adults in the hospital. HELP prevents delirium (a sudden state of confusion or change in mental state) and loss of functioning.

MyHelp Online

Register now to view materials available to new or active HELP programs and be part of the international HELP community!


Delirium Instruments

Click here to gain access to delirium tools including the Confusion Assessment Method


Help University

Enroll now! Here you will complete interactive trainings on multiple HELP and delirium-related topics


The Latest from HELP

Dr. Tamara Fong publishes article “Delirium, Dementia, and Decline” in JAMA Psych

Read Dr. Tamara Fong's fascinating article recently published in JAMA Psych, entitled "Delirium, Dementia, and Decline."  Fong's study examines classic dementia pathologic processes, cognitive

Announcing the launch of the NIDUS website

We are very excited to announce the launch of the NIDUS website.  NIDUS (Network for Investigation of Delirium across the U.S.) is a collaborative, multidisciplinary network dedicated to the

Interesting JAGS Article on the FAM-CAM Study

An interesting articler about the FAM-CAM has been published in JAGS this month, entitled "Preparing Family Caregivers to Recognize Delirium Symptoms in Older Adults After Elective Hip or Knee