Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

The Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (Council) was established in 1987 by Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 101.

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

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Additional Council Duties

Next Public Meeting

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Past Meetings

Texas Government Code, Section 531.0165 requires that open meetings be broadcast beginning September 1, 2023.

Date Agenda Minutes

Webcast Recordings

All Recorded Webcasts

Meeting Handouts
 March 23, 2022  Agenda    Webcast recording Agenda Item #6- Alzheimer's Council Biennial Report 2022- DRAFT
October 25, 2021  Agenda Approved Minutes  Webcast Recording 1. Agenda Item #5a: TARCC Scientific Update
2. Agenda Item #5b: TARCC Grants Program RFA
3. Agenda Item #6a: Alz Biennial Report 2022 Discussion Chart
4. Agenda Item #6b: Alz Activities Work Group Notes – Sep 3 2021
March 23, 2021 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording 1. Agenda Item #6a TARCC Scientific Update
2. Agenda Item #6b TARCC 2021 Scientific Symposium
3. Agenda Item #7 Alzheimer's Council Activities Workgroup Notes
October 12, 2020 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording 1.   Health and Safety Code, Chapter 101
2.   Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Biennial Report 2020
3.   Texas State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease 2019-2023
4.   Previously adopted October 28, 2019 meeting minutes 
5.   Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC) Update
6.  Alzheimer's Council Duties in Health and Safety Code Chapter 101
June 4, 2020 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording 1.   Alzheimer's Council Discussion Document
2.   2020 Alzheimer's Report
October 28, 2019 Agenda Approved Minutes  Webcast Recording Texas Alzheimer Research Consortium Request for Institutional Membership
January 30, 2019 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording 1.   Overview of Open Meeting Requirements
2.   TARCC Scientific Update January 2019
3.   TARCC Publications
4.   TARCC Progress Report Final

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