Alzheimer's Resources

For additional information about services that can benefit Alzheimer’s patients and their families or caregivers, see Adult Day Services, Assessment, Family Caregiver Support, Housing, Nursing Homes, Personal Support Service Agencies and Respite.

Alzheimer’s Association: 200-6668

24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

Eastern TN Chapter
1545 Western Avenue, Suite 110 A, 37921
Provides free educational programs about Alzheimer’s, including the basics, caregiver tips, warning signs, risk factors, and updated research information; offers support groups for caregivers; professionally staffed 24/7 free helpline for information and referrals; online message boards; connection with TrialMatch clinical studies; free online Alzheimer’s Navigator for step-by-step guidance and action plans.  |  Website »

Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288

5801 Kingston Pike, 37919
Resource Center provides free information about brain health, Alzheimer’s, and related dementias; diagnosis and treatment; professional and family caregiving classes; support groups (including by telephone); referral to community agencies; adult day care; brain health; and Research Connections program.  |  Website »

Project Lifesaver: 215-5671

Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Special Services Division
1000 N. Central Building, Suite A, 37917
Uses radio technology to quickly locate wandering persons before they fall victim to the elements, accidents, or predators. For Knox County residents who suffer from a mental disorder (dementia, autism, etc.), tend to wander, and reside with a caregiver. Free.   |  Website »

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2247 Western Avenue
P.O. Box 51650
Knoxville, TN 37950
The Office on Aging is a service of the Knoxville-Knox County Action Committee