Melabev has been a leader in the field of care of the elderly for over thirty years. Their services given in the community setting range from care of lonely well elders with its “Moked-109″ telephone reassurance service to palliative care for end stage Alzheimer’s patients.
Melabev is Israel’s pioneer service provider caring for those plagued by, and suffering from, Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, along with offering appropriate services to their entire support system. With 10 daycare centers and memory clubs throughout Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh, combined with innovative treatment methods aimed at stimulating those affected by Alzheimer’s and improving their quality of life, Melabev has the potential to be a catalyst in changing public opinion and educating Israeli society about the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and the necessary approach to caring for the growing aged community in Israel.
Melabev also provides many supportive services for the family caregivers enabling them to continue with the task of caregiving at home.
Melabev’s services reach the North and Central part of the country as well. It’s unique service called “At Home with Melabev” brings professional staff of trained therapists into the homes of families caring for someone with dementia around the country.
Although physically Melabev is located in Israel, its impact is global. It is a member of Alzheimer’s Foundation International and a founding member of Alzheimer’s Foundation of Israel. Melabev staff present at international conferences, and publish in international journals and share their expertise with professionals from around the world. Savion, the computer software for mental stimulation for people with dementia that they developed is sold around the world and has been translated into numerous languages.