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The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (Council) was established in 1987 by (Health and Safety Code, Subtitle E., Chapter 101 (HB1066, 70R).  Members are appointed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House.

The Council shall:

  • Advise the department and recommend needed action for the benefit of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and for their caregivers
  • Coordinate public and private family support networking systems for primary family caregivers
  • Disseminate information on services and related activities for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders to the medical and health care community, the academic community, primary family caregivers, advocacy associations, and the public
  • Coordinate a volunteer assistance program primarily for in-home and respite care services
  • Encourage research to benefit persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders
  • Recommend to the Department disbursement of grants and funds available for the Council
  • Facilitate coordination of state agency services and activities relating to persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders

Links

Member Roster

Meeting Minutes and Agendas

Biennial Reports

2010-2015 Texas State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease

Texas Administrative Code

Texas Alzheimer’s Research & Care Consortium

Last updated September 21, 2018