What is the Helpline?
The Alzheimer's Association's Helpline is a toll-free number that you can call 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to get information about Alzheimer's disease. Through our National office, we have the ability to serve individuals in 140 different languages by accessing translation services.
Call 800.272.3900 to speak with a trained Helpline specialist who will provide emotional support and appropriate referrals to local resources in the 23 counties served by the Association. All calls are confidential.
Email your questions or request information to HelplineWA@alzwa.org.The Helpline has answers to your questions.
- Contact information and referral to doctors, home care, nursing homes, respite care and more.
- Information about long term care planning, Medicare and Medicaid and legal and financial issues.
- Current Alzheimer's treatment options and research.
- Tools and practical information about disease progression, management and education.
- Access to Alzheimer's Association-sponsored support groups.
- Information on how to manage challenging behaviors such as wandering, anger, denial, repetition, paranoia, delusions and combativeness.
- Ways to improve relationships with the person with Alzheimer's and other family members through communication tips.
- Help with balancing work and home life on top of caregiving responsibilities.
- Advocacy and information on self-advocacy for quality care and access to services.
- HELPLINE is Available Every Day of the Year, Any Time of Day.