As the population ages, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease is growing--and so is the likelihood that you will come into contact with such individuals in the community.
In the Tampa Bay area, the Alzheimer Association's Gulf Coast Chapter is available to provide information, assistance, and education to those who may encounter individuals with Alzheimer's disease--especially family members and caregivers of Alzheimer's afflicted individuals.
Click here to access the Alzheimer Association's Gulf Coast Chapter web site.
For information about the effects of Alzheimer's disease, click HERE.
For information and advice about caregiving for individuals affected by Alzheimer's disease, click HERE.
Individuals that may encounter "lost" individuals with Alzheimer's disease, such as police officers, should be familiar with the Safe Return Program administered by the Alzheimer's Association. Click HERE for information about the Safe Return program.
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Alzheimer's Association Pinellas Office
Alzheimer's Association Tampa Office