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Alzheimer's Resources

Links to resources for persons suffering with Alzheimer's Disease

The following links are provided for information only. The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) is not responsible for the information on any of the folllowing external sites. TCAD is responsible only for the content on its own website. You should consult trained medical and health professionals for an accurate diagnosis and assessment of need.


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State and National Agencies

Click the link or use phone number What you'll find
Disability Resources The DRM Regional Resources Directory
Tennessee Access Center Assistive living technology - Equipment and devices
Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) State agency on aging
Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability resources Search on health facilities; check on training
Tennessee Area Agencies on Aging and Disability Agencies throughout the state of Tennessee
Tennessee Council of Developmental Disabilities This site has a travel grant program to assist people who want to attend meetings or seminars.
Tennessee Long-term Care Information and Assistance 1-866-TENNOPT or 1-866-836-6678
Tennessee Health Information Services for Veterans
Tennessee Health Information Information on support services and providers
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Information and resources. Statewide drop-in centers
Tennessee Property Tax Relief Property tax relief for senior citizens in Tennessee
Tennessee Tax Forms Download state tax forms
Tennessee Unclaimed Property Check for unclaimed property
Tennessee Vital Records Request records such as birth/death certificates, marriage licences, etc.
AARP - Senior issues Resources and Services for Seniors
ADEAR Alzheimer's Disease information and referral, publications, clinical trials, caregiver guides
Alzheimer's Association Middle Tennessee chapter
(Some financial assistance available)
Alzheimer's Tennessee, Inc. Non-profit organization that advocates for research and provides services to the more than 22,000 individuals and families facing Alzheimer's Disease and dementia in East Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Benefits Checkup Helps find programs for seniors that may pay some of the costs of prescription drugs, health care etc.
Administration on Aging(AOA) Helpful information mature adults
Council on Aging Information and Referral in Nashville
Elder Web Information for and about senior citizens
Long Term Care Insurance For Federal Employees, including postal workers and annuitants
Medline Plus Health Info NIH - National Library of Medicine/Latest therapies and research
National Alzheimer's Association Information on Alzheimer's Disease
National Family Caregivers Association Information regarding caregiver concerns and needs
National Institutes of Health The latest information and resources on Alzheimer's disease
Washington University at St. Louis Alzheimer's Disease research information
BrightFocus Foundation-Alzheimer's Disease Financial Assistance Financial assistance for qualified households
Alzheimer's Disease FAQ FAQ - frequently asked questions
UCLA - Memory and Aging Research Center - UCLA Answers some common questions and has pictures of the brain and progression of Alzheimer's Disease
Web MD Health information, live chat and message boards


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