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The Alzheimer’s Association® is here to help.


Financial Help
Care consultation
Support groups
Message boards


Education programs
Professional training
Multilingual information
Brain Health


MedicAlertSafe Return®
Resources and referrals

Clinical trials index
Caregiver Center
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Early Stage Services: If you or your loved one is in the early stages of dementia, we can help. Click here to learn more.


Financial Help

Respite Care Assistance: Respite care provides caregivers a temporary rest from caregiving, while the person with Alzheimer's continues to receive care in a safe environment. Using respite services can support and strengthen your ability to be a caregiver. Qualifying caregivers may be able to receive financial assistance to help with the cost of respite.   Click here to learn more.   MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® Grant Available. Click here to learn more.

24/7 Helpline - 800.272.3900

The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 1.800.272.3900. Click here to learn more.

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.  Click here to learn more.

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 those with early-stage Alzheimer's. Click here to learn more.

Message Boards

The Alzheimer's Association message boards and chat rooms provide an online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregiver 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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Resource Library

The Alzheimer's Association maintains a variety of educational materials (brochures, videos, audiotapes and books) on topics related to Alzheimer's disease an related disorders.  Click here to learn more.

Weekly e-newsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer's treatments, care and research.  Get tips for living with Alzheimer's as well as simple ideas on how you can support the fight to end Alzheimer's.  Click here to sign up for our free weekly e-newsletters *We do not share e-mail addresses with third parties.

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. Click here to learn more.

For Professionals

We offer classroom and web-based training for healthcare supervisors and direct care workers in assisted living and nursing homes.  Many programs allow you to earn CEUs. Click here to learn more.

Multilingual information

Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia know no boundaries.  Many individuals and families in ethnic and cultural minority groups are in need of solid information about Alzheimer's disease and health resources.

Brain Health

The health or your brain plays a critical role in almost everything you do:  thinking, feeling, remembering, working, playing - and even sleeping.  Our website is packed full of important information regarding how to make brain-healthy life choices.  Click here to learn more.

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MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return®

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer's or a related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency.  We provide 24-hour assistance, no matter when or where the person is reported missing.  Click here to learn more.

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 call 24/7 at 800.272.3900 or email

Clinical Trials Index

We need your help to advance research. People with Alzheimer, caregivers and healthy volunteers are needed today to participate in Alzheimer's and dementia research. When you join a clinical trial, you have an opportunity to participate in vital research that could change the course of Alzheimer's disease and improve the lives of all those it affects.

Learn more about the Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch™, a confidential and fee interactive tool that provides comprehensive clinical trial information and an individualized trial matching service for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.  To learn more click here or call 800.272.3900.

Care Ecosystem

UCSF and the University of Nebraska Medical Center are partnering with patients and their caregivers to better understand and manage dementia with a new, telephone and web-based model of care.  This project is funded by a 3 year, $10 million Healthcare Innovations Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid.  The impact of the Care Ecosystem will be studied, as it aims to support patients and their caregivers with decision-making, medications, caregiver support, online education, and, for a subset of patients, remote monitoring with smartphones, watches and home sensors. Click here to see if you qualify

Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Center

Caregivers for Alzheimer's and dementia face special challenges.  Come visit our online Alzheimer's and Dementia caregiver Center.  Whether you need information about early or late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help. Click here to visit our Caregiver Center.

Community Resource Finder

Get easy access to a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer's and dementia resources, community programs, Medical Services, Housing options and more! Click here to start your search.

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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.