Alzheimer’s Resources

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: 347-1786
24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

Tennessee Chapter
6025 Brookvale Lane, Suite 207, 37919

Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288
24/7 Helpline: 1-800-ALZ-GATE (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.

Genesis Neuroscience Clinic: 888-9494

1400 Dowell Springs Blvd., Suite 340, 37909. Provides evaluation and diagnosis, treatment, planning and caregiver support for those with memory disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurodegenerative dementias.

The Pat Summitt Clinic: 305-CARE (2273)

The University of Tennessee Medical Center
1932 Alcoa Highway, Medical Bldg. C, Suite 150, 37920
Provides highly specialized diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases that cause cognitive impairment, caregiver support services, community outreach and education, and research study 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.

Tennessee Silver Alert: 1-800-TBI-FIND (821-3463)