Georgia Advocacy

 

Save the Date for Alzheimer's Awareness Day 2015! - Thursday, February 12th

Stay tuned to learn more....

Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias State Plan—the plan was signed by 
Governor Nathan Deal on June 23, 2014. Over his signature, and that of Dr. James Bulot—Director, 
Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services and Keith Horton—Commissioner, Georgia 
Department of Human Services is the following statement:

“I, the undersigned, express support for the Stat Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related 
Dementias as presented to the Georgia General Assembly during the 2013 – 2014 Regular 
Session.”

According to the provisions in Senate Bill 14, the Task Force is now abolished but has been replaced by 
the Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias State Plan Advisory Council, who will meet regularly and 
be responsible for ensuring implementation of the Plan. Check back here periodically for updates. 

State PlanClick here to see the Plan on the Division of Aging Services website.

 

 

 

 

Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services—check out their 
webpage for Dementia Resources. 

DHS Aging Services 

Alzheimer’s Now on the Georgia Department of Public Health, A-Z Index—did you 
know that now, anyone viewing the Department of Public Health’s website can find information to a 
variety of resources on Alzheimer’s and related dementias? 

DPH A-Z Click here to review the resources included on the Alzheimer’s tab on the A-Z Index.

 


Interested in looking up Federal or State Legislation? These two sites will help:

For Federal Legislation:

Legislative Information
A service from the U.S. Library of Congress. Includes a schedule of current floor activities in Congress, documentation of all major legislation, summaries 
of bills and their status, text of the Congressional Record, committee reports, and home pages. Provides information about other Congressional Internet sites, Library of Congress Web links and a directory of e-mail addresses for members of Congress.
     See: 
https://beta.congress.gov/

For Georgia Legislation: 

To check the status of a bill in the Georgia Legislature, or to see a photo of your GA state senator or GA state representative, go to: www.legis.state.ga.us. On the left-hand menu bar, click on "Search Legislation" to find a specific bill. On the same menu bar, click on "Picture Book," to find a photo of your legislator. It sometimes takes a little time for the picture book to be updated during the first year of the two-year session.