Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter Core Services
Information and Referral services provide support and information about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias through face-to-face meetings or the 24/7 Helpline. This program presents appropriate resources relevant to Alzheimer’s disease, and introduces the services offered by the Association.
Support Groups led by trained facilitators meet in more than 40 places across the state of Maine.
Care Consultation assesses individual needs to help identify solutions and strategies; it offers a way to navigate resources that are available to support those impacted by Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
Safety Services offer ways to prevent injuries and help people with dementia feel relaxed and less overwhelmed. MedicAlert® + Safe Return® is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia who may wander and become lost.
Advocacy efforts help elevate Alzheimer’s from a disease to a cause. Anyone can become an advocate and speak up for the needs and rights of persons living with Alzheimer’s.
TrialMatch™ is a free service that makes it easy for people with Alzheimer's, caregivers, families and physicians to locate clinical trials based on personal criteria.
Education programs are offered to community members, families, professionals, and persons with mild cognitive impairment or dementia on an array of topics from basic to advanced issues.