Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

About

The Texas Legislature established the Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (Council) in 1987.

Council Statutory Authority

Texas Statute: Health and Safety Code 101, TEXAS COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS

Texas Administrative Code: Title 25 Health Services, Part 12, Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders


 

Council Overview

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

Additional Council Duties


 

Members

Council members, appointed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House serve staggered six- year terms, with terms of four members expiring August 31 of each odd-numbered year.

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Subscribe to our email list  to receive periodic email messages from DSHS regarding the Council.


 

Council Meetings

Next Public Meeting

Date: March 27, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Robert D. Moreton Building, Room M-100, First Floor, 1100 W. 49th Street Austin, Texas 78756


 

2024 Meetings

Previous Webcasts can be found HERE.

Date Meeting Agenda Minutes Webcast
Mar 27 Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and  Related Disorders      

 

2023 Meetings

Previous Webcasts can be found HERE.

Date Meeting Agenda Minutes Webcast
May 9 Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and  Related Disorders Agenda  TCADRD Minutes May 2023 texashhsc.new.swagit.com/videos/228568
Dec 6 Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and  Related Disorders Agenda   https://texashhsc.v3.swagit.com/videos/283615

 

Please contact alzheimers@dshs.texas.gov for earlier information.