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The ACTS 2 Project provides support to African-American Alzheimer's caregivers throughout the state of Florida. 
Contact: Tomeka Norton-Brown 
(866) 778-2724 or (850) 274-4945
The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia--by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. They also have a 24/7 Support Helpline. If you need help, please reach out by calling 800.272.3900.​
Local Contact (Tallahassee, FL): Kristal Cooley
  • Alzheimer's Project
The Alzheimer's Project provides comfort, support, and assistance to persons with memory disorders and their caregivers across the Big Bend area of Florida. They offer Respite Services, Caregiver Support Groups, Educational Courses for Caregivers, and Counseling.
Contact: Stephanie Sattar, LCSW
(850) 386-2778
The Department of Elder Affairs administers programs and services for elders across the state of Florida through 11 Area Agencies on Aging, which operate as Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs). These ADRCs function as a single, coordinated system for information and access to services for all Floridians seeking long-term care resources. The ADRCs provide information and assistance about state and federal benefits, as well as available local programs and services. S
Contact: Fabiola Jean-Charles
(850) 446-1077
Elder Care Services is the leading provider of community-based senior care. Since our founding in 1970 we have been driven by compassionate and generous community members. Each year, over 800 individuals give thousands of hours of service, from delivering Meals on Wheels, to providing companionship, to supporting events. Together, our community partners help us improve the quality of life for seniors and their caregivers.
Contact: Jocelyne Fliger
(850) 245-5930
Home to one of only 13 designated Memory Disorder Clinics in Florida, funded through a grant from the Department of Elder Affairs. As part of the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, they provide the highest level of care for patients and families across the Big Bend who are affected by memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Contact: Whitney Scott, MSW
(850) 431-9008
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