Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis
Established in January 1983 for the purpose of operating a day program for persons with Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis Mission
The mission of Alzheimer’s Day Services of Memphis, Inc. is to help persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders live their lives with dignity and respect while providing relief to their caregivers and support for their families.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. offers a resource of community-based support for families that can prevent, divert or delay the need for institutionalized care and its associated financial and emotional costs.
It has been estimated that 10 to 15 percent of the nation’s population over 65 and an even larger percentage of those over 85 are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. is a local, non-profit organization established in January 1983 for the purpose of operating a therapeutic activity day program for persons with Alzheimer’s disease. Today, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. operates two dementia-specific adult day centers: Kennedy Park Center at 4585 Raleigh LaGrange inside Kennedy Park and Dorothy’s Place at 3185 Hickory Hill Road. Both centers are licensed from the Department of Human Services of the State of Tennessee.
These centers give assistance to “Friends” and their families. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm.
Therapeutic Day Service Program
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. provides a safe, stimulating, and socializing daytime environment for persons with dementia in an effort to maintain their level of functioning while providing respite, education, encouragement and support to their caregivers and families. The needs of this individual “Friend” form the core of the plan of care developed for each person. The intensity of care revolves around the participant’s needs and addresses the services that allow the person to function at the highest level of his/her ability. Learn More >>
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