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The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help.

The Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter can help you in many ways.  We offer a variety of programs and services for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their family and friends. These programs and services provide information, education, support, and guidance for every stage of the Alzheimer’s journey.  Due to the generosity of our donors, most programs and services are free.

You can read about all of our programs and services below, but we know that sometimes it can be hard to know where to begin.  Our 24/7 Helpline is the gateway to all our services and can help you determine how the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter can best assist you.  Please do not hesitate to contact us through our Helpline Online or call us at 800.272.3900 any time, day or night.

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Care consultation
Support groups
Message boards
Early Stage

Education

Publications
E-News
Education programs

Resources

Medic Alert®
 + Safe Return®

Local resources and referrals
Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®

Helpline

The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in 140 languages. Our staff is highly trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of Alzheimer’s disease. Call us if you have questions about:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss, medications and treatment options, brain health and care options

  • How the Association can help you

  • Caregiving tips and respite care options

  • Services available in your community and referrals

You can also call us for emotional support –– as often as you need. We know that living with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming at times. Remember, we are here for you –– all day, every day. 1.800.272.3900.

E-mail help

Click here to contact us via our on-line form

Care consultation

Our professional staff is dedicated to helping people navigate through the difficult decisions and uncertainties people with Alzheimer’s and their families face at every stage of the disease. We can provide care consultation services to you by telephone, e-mail or in person. These include:

  • Assessment of needs

  • Assistance with planning and problem solving

  • Supportive listening

Contact us for more information:

Click here to contact us via our on-line form

Support groups

We offer a variety of support groups for all individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. Groups are facilitated by trained volunteers. Many locations offer specialized groups for children, those with early-onset and early-stage Alzheimer’s, adult caregivers and others with specific needs.

Support group listing.

Message boards

The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms provide an online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and care providers. Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States and thousands more who refer to the stories and information that is available 24 hours a day.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association online community.

 

Early Stage

Early Stage Programs offer education, engagement and support for people with a diagnosis of mild or early stage Alzheimer's Disease and their loved ones. The programs are offered to bring a better understanding of Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders and needed help coping with the diagnosis and symptoms. Participants have the chance to enjoy learning, group support and enjoyable engagement programs in a stigma free environment.

Club Program

The Club Program is designed to be informative, engaging and supportive for people with mild memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Club members will enjoy programs about creativity, wellness and living their best life. In addition to the club, participants will have the opportunity to explore education, advocacy and volunteer opportunities. For more information about our September (evening) or October (daytime) club, please call 800.272.3900.

 

Social Engagement Events
Our new year-round engagement events offer fun, enjoyment, and social interactions for people with mild memory  loss or a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, along with their loved ones. We offer a calendar listing both our own association events and shared community events on our website. For more information, please call 800.272.3900.

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Publications

The Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of fact sheets and brochures. Click here for an alphabetical listing.

Many of our brochures and booklets are available to order by mail. Please contact us at 800.272.3900 to place an order.

While we no longer sell non-Association publications, we do offer recommended reading lists for individuals and families as well as for professionals.
Click here to download our Recommended Reading List for Individuals and Families
Click here to download our Recommended Reading List for Professionals

Our Assisted Living Consumer Guide and our Nursing Home Consumer guide have been developed as family resources.

Click here to view our Assisted Living Consumer Guide
Click here to view our Nursing Home Consumer Guide

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E-News

Sign up for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Events & Essentials E-news.

Click here to sign up now

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Educational programs

We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.

Programs include Getting Started: What To Do When Your Family Member Has Memory Loss, Legal and Financial Issues and Answers, and Alzheimer's 101.

View our Educational Programs Calendar

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Medic Alert® + Safe Return®

Alzheimer's Association Medic Alert + Safe Return is a nationwide identification, support and enrollment program that provides assistance when someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If an enrollee is missing, one phone call immediately activates a community support network to help reunite the lost person with his or her caregiver.

Learn more about Medic Alert + Safe Return.

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Local resources and referrals

We maintain updated information on home care, adult day care, care coordination, assisted living, skilled nursing facilities, eldercare lawyers and transportation available in the community. Our staff and trained professionals can help assess whether a specific care provider meets the needs of an individual with Alzheimer’s.

For more information, please contact us:

By phone: 800.272.3900
Click here to contact us via our on-line form

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Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®

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