About Us


MISSION STATEMENT:

Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease and the Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County is committed to walking beside all those in Smith County seeking our help throughout the journey.

 

We offer programs and services to individuals with any type of dementia, their families and the professionals who care for them.

We are proud to be a local, autonomous group, governed by a local Board of Directors. One-hundred percent of all donations received by our agency STAYS in Smith County and is used to provide programs and services locally.

Our programs and services include, but are not limited to:

  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Tracking Program for Wanderers (Project Lifesaver)
  • Personal Consultation with a Social Worker
  • “Wonderful Wednesdays” Day Respite Program
  • Financial Assistance for Out-of Home Respite Care
  • Educational Seminars
  • In-Service Training for Care Professionals
  • Speakers for Community/Civic Organizations
  • Free, Confidential Memory Screenings
  • Print and E-Newsletters
  • Resource Library of Books & DVD’s
  • Informative Website
  • Physician’s Outreach Program

The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County believes community partnerships help to offer the best in education and resources to individuals we serve. We have ongoing partnerships with the University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler Junior College, the Hospice of East Texas and numerous senior care communities and senior care businesses.

Our agency is a member of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.