More than 40 states currently are involved in developing their own State Government Alzheimer's Disease Plans. 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.
Comparisons of State Plan Recommendations:
For a comparison of the recommendations of published state plans, click on the specific category below, or download the complete comparison.
Complete Comparison Document
Public Awareness Increasing awareness of Alzheimer’s disease among the public.
Early Detection and DiagnosisEncouraging increased detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Care and Case ManagementImproving 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 CapacityExpanding the capacity of the health care system to meet the growing number and needs of those with Alzheimer’s.
Training Better equipping health care professionals and others to deal with individuals with Alzheimer’s.
Workforce Development Increasing the number of health care professionals that will be necessary to treat the growing aging and Alzheimer’s populations.
Home- and Community-Based ServicesImproving services provided in the home and community to delay and decrease the need for institutionalized care.
Long-Term CareImproving long-term care, including assisted living, for those with Alzheimer’s disease.
CaregiversAssisting unpaid Alzheimer’s caregivers.
Research Increasing research on Alzheimer’s disease.
Brain HealthPromoting activities that would maintain and improve brain health.
Data CollectionCreating a better system of data collection regarding Alzheimer’s disease and its public health burden.
Safety Improving public safety and addressing the safety-related needs of those with Alzheimer’s.
Legal IssuesAddressing 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.