Melabev started in 1981 with one day care center. Now Melabev is the only organization with a whole spectrum of care starting from diagnosis in the memory assessment clinic, memory clubs for people at early stages, day care programs in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh, including centers conducted in different languages (Hebrew, English, Russian, Arabic and a pilot program in French) Melabev-at-home that brings professionals and activity workers to the client's own home for people with all stages of Alzheimer's, support groups for family caregivers, and a new wing to supply hired caregivers.
Melabev has published 3 books on Alzhimer's care, and a video on Dance and dementia).
Melabev has been awarded prizes for outstanding care: including
ESHEL (JDC) Prize: for outstanding innovative services
The founders are Yakirei Yerushalaim - Cherished of Jerusalem. Motti Zelikovitch, CEO, has overseen the purchase and reconstruction of new premises, Beit Melabev.