For additional information about services that can benefit Alzheimer’s patients and their families or caregivers,
see Adult Day Services, Assessment, Family Caregiver Support, Housing, Nursing Homes, Personal Support Services Agencies, and Respite.
Alzheimer’s Association: 200-6668
24/7 Helpline 1-800-272-3900
9050 Executive Park Dr., Suite A106, 37923
Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288
24/7 Helpline 1-800-259-4283
5801 Kingston Pike, 37919
Resource Center provides free information about Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Call or visit to learn about diagnosis and treatment, professional and family caregiving classes, support groups (including by telephone), referral to community agencies, adult day program, brain health and research.
The Pat Summitt Clinic: 305-CARE (2273)
The University of Tennessee Medical Center
1932 Alcoa Highway, Medical Bldg. C, Suite 150, 37920 Provides evaluation and diagnosis, imaging, prevention and wellness, caregiver support services, community outreach and education, and research trial opportunities for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Project Lifesaver: 215-5671
Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Special Services Division 1000 N. Central Building, Suite A, 37917 Uses radio technology to quickly locate wandering persons before they fal victim to the elements, accidents, or predators. For Knox County residents who suffer from a mental disorder (dementia, autism, etc.), tend to wander, and reside with a caregiver. Free.