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: 200-6668

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

Eastern TN Chapter
9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite A-106, Knoxville, TN, 37923
Provides free educational programs about Alzheimer’s. | Website »

Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.: 544-6288

24/7 Helpline: 1-800-259-4283 5801

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. | Website »

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. | Website »

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 fall 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. | Website »