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    PO Box 149347 Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756

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Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Home


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: October 25, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Texas Department of State Health Services, Robert Bernstein Building, Room K-100, First Floor, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756

Agenda

Meeting Handouts:

Past Meetings

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

All Recorded Webcasts

March 23, 2021 Agenda Approved Minutes Webcast Recording

Handouts or Reports
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 Handouts or Reports

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 Handouts or Reports

1.    Alzheimer's Council Discussion Document
2.   2020 Alzheimer's Report


Last updated October 21, 2021