|Before your patients and their families leave your office, share with them the information and tools they need to cope with and manage living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Here are some of the best patient resources from the Alzheimer’s Association.
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Preparing for Hospitalization >
Give your patients and their families the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline number: 1.800.272.3900. They can call anytime to receive information, support and referrals to local programs and services. Callers who are in crisis are triaged to our free, confidential care consultation provided by master's level clinicians. The 24/7 Helpline also has a language translation service.
The St. Louis Chapter provides and continuously updates a list of community resources available throughout our 38-county service area in Missouri and Illinois.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Center
The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center brings our caregiving information and tools together into one easy-to-navigate site featuring information on early-, late- and middle-stage caregiving and other topics. Within the Caregiver Center, patients and caregivers will find:
Safety Center — Information and resources about wandering, driving, making the home safe, and safety products MedicAlert + Safe Return and Comfort Zone.
Dementia and Driving Resource Center — Includes video scenarios showing four different families discussing driving and dementia, tips and strategies for planning ahead and handling resistance, and common signs of unsafe driving.
ALZConnected — Message boards and online community for people with dementia and caregivers to connect with others to ask questions and share support.
E-Learning Workshops — Free online workshops for people with Alzheimer’s and caregivers covering topics such as Alzheimer’s basics, financial/legal planning and younger-onset Alzheimer’s.
For People with Dementia
Refer your patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia to Living with Alzheimer’s, our web section just for them. It provides coping tips, plus resources to help them remain active and plan ahead.