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Resources

JACKSONVILLE RESOURCES

  • Caregivers of loved ones with dementia can join an online community of others who take care of loved ones with dementia and other chronic illnesses at Mayo Clinic Connect.
  • The staff of the Memory Disorder Clinic at Mayo Clinic Florida provides comprehensive care to people with memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease and AD-related disorders. 904-953-2677
  • The New Town Success Zone in Jacksonville partners with the Mayo Clinic Florida ADRC to provide a series of informational events and a bimonthly newsletter as part of the Dementia Caring Community project. People living outside the New Town area are welcome to participate.
  • ElderSource serves Duval and surrounding counties in its mission to meet the needs of older adults and their caregivers. Local: 904-391-6600 Toll Free: 888-242-4464.
  • Aging True is a non-profit organization providing the care and assistance needed for Jacksonville seniors to live independently. 904-807-1203
  • The City of Jacksonville Senior Services Division publishes a comprehensive guide to services available in the metropolitan Jacksonville community. Copies are also available at all public libraries and senior centers.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND AD-RELATED DEMENTIA ORGANIZATION RESOURCES

  • ALZConnected is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or other dementia.
  • The Lewy Body Dementia Association raises awareness, supports people and families affected by Lewy body disease, and promotes scientific advances toward finding a cure.
  • CurePSP is a leading source of information and support for patients and their families, researchers and health care professionals about neurodegenerative disorders, including progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal degeneration, multiple system atrophy and related diseases.

OTHER STATE & NATIONAL RESOURCES

  • The Florida Department of Elder Affairs provides a comprehensive resource guide to issues related to aging, with sections devoted specifically to Alzheimer’s disease and Caregiving.
  • The State of Florida works with local law enforcement in support of the Silver Alert program, which helps locate people with dementia who become lost or are otherwise missing. To initiate a Silver Alert, contact your local police department.