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Helpline
Care consultation
Support groups
ALZConnected online community
Safety Services

Education

Publications
Education programs
Professional training
Multilingual information


 

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. Help is available 24 hours a day at 800-272-3900.

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:

Phone: 1.800.272.3900

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.

 

ALZConnected

ALZConnected is the first dedicated social networking community for people with Alzheimer's, their caregivers and others. Through this platform, users can connect and communicate, pose questions and offer solutions to dementia-related challenges, and create public and private groups organized around a dedicated topic. The website is alzconnected.org.

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Publications

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

You can also download our CNY Programs and Services summary.

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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.

Education program listing.

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Professional training

We offer classroom and Web-based training for healthcare supervisors and direct care workers in assisted living and nursing homes.

Professional training listings.

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Multilingual information

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.

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Safety Services

Alzheimer's Association is also the leader in providing safety solutions for caregivers. Only the Alzheimer's Association offers the MedicAlert+Safe Return program and a reliable electronic tracking system -- the Alzheimer's Association Comfort Zone.

Visit the Alzheimer's Association Safety Center.

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Clinical trials index

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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.