Caregiver Resources

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We try to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and address the burden it places on individuals living with the disease. In addition, we also provide resources and information to caregivers statewide.

Below you will find a list of resources and documents we hope caregivers will find helpful as they navigate the disease.


Aging and Disability Resource Centershttps://dshs.texas.gov/alzheimers/aginganddisabilityresourcecenters.aspx

Silver Alert Guidehttps://dshs.texas.gov/alzheimers/pdf/TSAP_PhysGuide.doc

Stress Busting Program: https://dshs.texas.gov/alzheimers/Stress-Busting-Program.doc

Respite-When You Need a Breakhttp://www.dads.state.tx.us/taketimetexas/

Options for Carehttps://dshs.texas.gov/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=ID&ItemID=5067

Helpful Contactshttps://dshs.texas.gov/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=ID&ItemID=5060

Alzheimer's Association Chapters of Texashttps://dshs.texas.gov/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=ID&ItemID=4943

Advance Directiveshttps://dshs.texas.gov/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=ID&ItemID=5064

Safe Return Factshttps://dshs.texas.gov/alzheimers/return.shtm

Hints for Family Caregivershttps://dshs.texas.gov/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=ID&ItemID=5058

Finding Care Facilitieshttps://dshs.texas.gov/alzheimers/long_term_care.asp

Last updated February 26, 2019