Alzheimer's State Plan

Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

In January 2016, Washington state released State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. The State Plan identifies goals, strategies and recommendations as a blueprint for action. Read the State Plan.

Leading the charge to implement the plan is the Dementia Action Collaborativea group of public-private partners committed to preparing Washington State for the growth of the dementia population.

The Dementia Action Collaborative hosts two meetings each year that are open to the public. The 2017 dates are March 9, 2017 and September 27, 2017.  Dates for 2018 are coming soon. DAC Meeting information.

Dementia Action Collaborative Information and Resources

Resources for Individuals and Families – DAC creates resources for the public to raise awareness of the many issues and concerns surrounding dementia-related care and to help individuals with dementia and their families prepare for daily challenges and the road ahead.  Including:

Resources & Tools for Providers – DAC creates, and partners with others to make available, resources for providers to enhance the quality of care for people with dementia. Click here to find information on Brief Cognitive Screening Tools    and newly released guidelines for Primary Care Providers.   

DAC Reports & Programmatic Materials