Gulf Coast Dementia Services, Inc. is a non-profit supporting individuals and their families who suffer from Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Services provided are Case Management, Health Counseling, Care Advocacy, Education and Training, and Dementia Care Services.
Happy and Healthy Aging
In 2015 one in 9 age 65 and over have some form of dementia, most notably Alzheimer’s Disease. One in three of those 85 and over suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia. As of 2015, 1 in 3 seniors who die in a given year have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia.+ With such a growing population at the brink of Alzheimer’s and dementia, Gulf Coast Dementia Services stands to provide educational support to help with decision making.+2015 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures and Ortman, Velkoff, and Hogan, ”An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United States, Population Estimates and Projections”, Current Population Reports, May 2014, US Census Bureau
To enhance the quality of life for individuals and family members affected by the various types of dementia, Alzheimer’s being the most common, by providing comprehensive education and training throughout our community.