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For Your Patients & Caregivers
Before your patients and their families leave your office, share with them the information and tools they need to cope with and manage living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Here are some of the best patient resources from the Alzheimer’s Association.
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Give your patients and their families the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline number: 1.800.272.3900. They can call anytime to receive information, support and referrals to local programs and services. Callers who are in crisis are triaged to our free, confidential care consultation provided by master's level clinicians. The 24/7 Helpline also has a language translation service.
Downloadable information for your patients
Here are the top 5 resources you can print out and give to your patients and their families:
See our full lists of downloadable publications and topic sheets on Alzheimer’s disease basics, care, financial/legal issues and safety topics.
alz.org is the Alzheimer’s Association website. It has information about Alzheimer’s disease, including symptoms and signs, seven stages, diagnosis, treatment and access to our Green-Field Library. It also has information on related dementias, including MCI and vascular dementia. Your patients and their families can also find their local Alzheimer’s Association chapter for support programs and services in their area.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center brings our caregiving information and tools together into one easy-to-navigate site featuring information on early-, late- and middle-stage caregiving and other topics. Within the Caregiver Center, patients and caregivers will find:
For people with Alzheimer’s
Refer your patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia to Living with Alzheimer’s, our web section just for them. It provides coping tips, plus resources to help them remain active and plan ahead.
The web- and phone-based Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch® (800.272.3900) is a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies.