The Alzheimer's Association
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 and caregiver issues. Our support program is available to persons with dementia, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Call us if you have questions about:
Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss, medications and treatment options, brain health and care options
Caregiving tips and respite care options
Services available in your community
How the Association can help you
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. Reach us at 1.800.272.3900.
Care Consultation is a confidential, individualized service offered by the Alzheimer's Association. Assistance with problem-solving and identification of resources are available to persons with memory loss and their families.
Respite CareThe Caregivers Respite Care Assistance Program provides financial assistance and supportive counseling and resource assistance to families in order to help them obtain relief or “time out” from the heavy demands associated with primary caregiver responsibilities. When you care for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease, you give a gift of love, time, and energy. While caregiving is very rewarding, it may also create tension and be exhausting. Respite care is an important program for caregivers; it is essential in helping them maintain their own physical and emotional health. For more information about respite care, or to request an application, please call 973.586.4300. Caregivers Respite Care Assistance Program Fact Sheet.
Support groups provide a forum for family members and caregivers to share feelings, concerns and information, and for spouses to support each other in coping with the effects of the disease.
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.
The Alzheimer's Association offers dozens of fact sheets and brochures.
The Alzheimer's Association has a broad selection of materials available in its resource library. Materials may be checked out in person during business hours or requested via telephone. For more information, please call 973.586.4300.
Click here for a list of DVDs and VCR tapes available for loan.
Click here for a list of books available for loan.
The Alzheimer's Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter currently has books available for purchase. For more information, please call 973.586.4300, or click on the link below, print and complete the form, and return with payment to:
400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251
Denville, New Jersey 07834
Merchandise Sale proceeds help support our Programs and Services. Thank you for your support!
Click here for a complete list of books for sale.
For information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, along with local news, events, and classes, browse through our newsletters.
The Alzheimer's Association Learning Institute offers educational programs for healthcare professionals, community members, families, and individuals facing Alzheimer's disease. The programs range from basic introductory material to in-depth sessions. The Alzheimer's Association is the trusted source of education, information and training about Alzheimer's disease. If you are interested in attending a class or would like to bring a training program to your organization, please call 973.586.4300.
We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific
interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their
We offer education and training for individuals working in care settings.
Many programs allow you to earn CEUs.
Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders that cause 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.
In addition to these resources, remember that the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline offers assistance in up to 140 languages. Call 1.800.272.3900.
Alzheimer's Association MedicAlert and 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.
Alzheimer's Association Comfort Zone®, powered by Omnilink, provides location updates. Family members can monitor a person's location, while the individual with Alzheimer's can maintain their independence and enjoy the emotional security of familiar routines and surroundings.
TrialMatch® is a free, confidential clinical trial matching service offered by the Alzheimer’s Association to make it easy to locate clinical trials based on personal criteria and location. Scientists work constantly to find better ways to treat diseases. Clinical studies are the engine that powers medical progress. You can make a difference!
Click here to find a clinical trial and to learn more about TrialMatch.
We maintain updated information on home care, adult day care, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities.
For more information, please contact us by phone at 973.586.4300.