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
2014 Progress Report: Georgia Dementia Plan
The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease
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 Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia (ADRD) State Registry
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
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
The Basics of Dementia
Care Training Resources for Caregivers
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
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