Alzheimer's Disease State Plans
Nearly every state has published or is developing their own State Government Alzheimer's Disease Plan. Here you will find copies of the state plans that have been published to date as well as state-by-state comparisons of the recommendations included in the published state plans. View the Plans:
For a comparison of the recommendations of published state plans, click on the specific category below, or download the complete comparison.
Increasing awareness of Alzheimer’s disease among the public.
Early Detection and Diagnosis
Encouraging increased detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Care and Case Management
Improving the individual health care that those with Alzheimer’s disease receive.
Quality of Care
Improving the quality of the health care system in serving people with Alzheimer’s.
Health Care System Capacity
Expanding the capacity of the health care system to meet the growing number and needs of those with Alzheimer’s.
Better equipping health care professionals and others to deal with individuals with Alzheimer’s.
Increasing the number of health care professionals that will be necessary to treat the growing aging and Alzheimer’s populations.
Home- and Community-Based Services
Improving services provided in the home and community to delay and decrease the need for institutionalized care.
Improving long-term care, including assisted living, for those with Alzheimer’s disease.
Assisting unpaid Alzheimer’s caregivers.
Increasing research on Alzheimer’s disease.
Promoting activities that would maintain and improve brain health.
Creating a better system of data collection regarding Alzheimer’s disease and its public health burden.
Improving public safety and addressing the safety-related needs of those with Alzheimer’s.
Addressing legal protections for, and legal issues faced by, individuals with Alzheimer’s.
State Government Structure
Improving how government evaluates and adopts policies to help people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.