Alzheimer's Disease

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This website offers information about Alzheimer’s disease and resources that can help. Learn the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Start a conversation with your loved one if you start to notice changes in memory. The earlier you begin talking about it, the better you can prepare and respond to the changes that may come.

Alzheimer's disease is a major public health issue in Texas. An estimated 6.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer's disease in 2023.1  In 2020, approximately 400,000 Texans age 65 and older were living with Alzheimer’s.1 Without a cure or a way to slow or prevent it, the number of Americans age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease is projected to reach 13.8 million people by 2060.1

A Family's Guide to Alzheimer's Booklet can be downloaded in (English) and (Spanish), and print versions are available on the Pinnacle System (registration is required)

Spotlight on Alzheimer’s: Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain. Steps for Protecting the Heart, Brain, and Body

2021 Texas Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Caregiver Survey Report

2021 Caregiver Survey Results

1 Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures. 2023. Accessed April 1, 2023.