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Dementia Resources

The following organizations provide services, support, and information to people whose lives have been touched by dementia. 

Although Alzheimer's Disease represents 60-80% of dementia diagnoses, there are several other forms of dementia, including Vascular, Lewy Body, and forms that occur in association with conditions such as Parkinson's and Huntington's Disease. For a list of common types of dementia, click here to visit the Dementia page of PubMed Health, developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement.

• National & State Plans

The Georgia Alzheimer's and Related Dementias State Plan

The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

(See the National Alzheimer's Project Act for more information.)

Links to Alzheimer's State Plans

 

• State & Regional Services

Georgia Department of Human Services

The Georgia DHS Division of Aging Services and Georgia's 12 Area Agencies on Aging operate the Aging and Disability Resource Connection. Call toll-free at 1-866-552-4464.

Georgia Department of Public Health

Georgia Department of Community Health

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities

 Nonprofit Services, Support & Awareness

Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter

 

National Institute on Aging

Alzheimers.net

Lewy Body Dementia Association

National Stroke Association

American Parkinson Disease Association, Georgia Chapter

Huntington's Disease Society of America, Georgia Chapter

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Georgia Chapter

• Training

Care Training Resources for Caregivers

Alzheimer's Association
 
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
 
Second Wind Dreams
 
National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners

 

• Related Division of Aging Services Publications

Guardianship Law in Georgia

Alternatives to Guardianship with Advance Directives

Alzheimer's Disclosure Form for Programs and Facilities

For more publications, click here.