Alzheimer's State Plan

Alzheimer's disease is projected to increase to as many as 27,000 Rhode Islanders by 2025. This disease is a pivotal public health issue that policymakers cannot ignore.

  • As Chair of Rhode Island's Long Term Care Coordinating Council and member of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Disease Research and Treatment, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos is committed to supporting those struggling with Alzheimer's.
  • Under former Lt. Governor McKee and the Rhode Island chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, they secured $30K in grants to update the state's five-year plan on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.
  • The State Plan is a comprehensive blueprint for how Rhode Island will continue to address the growing Alzheimer's crisis. It creates the infrastructure and accountability necessary to build dementia-capable programs and services for the growing number of Rhode Islanders with the disease. The Plan explores the current impact of Alzheimer's disease in Rhode Island and outlines what steps the state must take to improve its services for people with Alzheimer's and their families.

To read the full plan, click here: Rhode Island Alzheimer's State Plan

To view the Alzheimer's Association's 2021 Fact Sheet Click Here: Alzheimer's Fact Sheet