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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.

Support

Helpline
Care consultation
Support groups
Message boards
Power + Purpose

Education

Publications
Education programs

Resources

Medic Alert®
+ Safe Return®


Local resources and referrals

Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®

Mass. Dept. of Public Health: Dementia Special Care Unit Regulations Summary

 

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 online form

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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:

Call 800.272.3900 or use this online form to request a care consultation.

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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 information.

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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.

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Power + Purpose

The Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter’s Power + Purpose program is for people living with mild memory loss. The program offers the chapter’s existing education programs that are appropriate to persons with mild memory loss, as well as social events and volunteer opportunities.

Alz Meet Ups offer a unique and enjoyable opportunity for participants to connect with others who are also living with mild memory loss. The program includes art, nature, lectures, and fitness events.

To get started, discover Alz Meet Ups happening near you, attend an education program, create your plan with an expert or get involved with the cause by visiting alztoday.org.

 

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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 family care guides, brochures and booklets are available to order by mail. Please contact us at 800.272.3900 to place an order.

Family Care Guides:
Follow the links below to download [PDF]

 

Recommended Reading Lists:
While we no longer sell non-Association publications, we do offer recommended reading lists for individuals and families as well as for professionals. Follow the links below to download [PDF]

 

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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 online form

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Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.