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Use the Community Resource Finder to find lists of Alzheimer’s resources and community programs and services! Community Resource Finder is an online search engine offered by the Alzheimer’s Association® that helps people with dementia and their caregivers to locate community programs, services and resources.

The Alzheimer’s Association does not endorse any of the providers listed. The information contained in the Community Resource Finder is thought to be reliable but is not guaranteed to be accurate. It is compiled from provider descriptions of their own services as well as other public data sources and is subject to change without further notice.

Resources accessible through Community Resource Finder include:

  • Alzheimer's Association Programs and Events
    • Support groups
    • Education Programs
    • Programs for individuals with early stage memory loss
    • Special Events
  • Housing Options 
    • Assisted Living Communities
    • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
    • Independent Living Communities
    • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Care at Home
    • Adult Day Care Programs
    • Elder Law Attorneys
    • Geriatric Care Managers
    • Home Care
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice
    • Transportation
  • Medical Services 
    • Dementia Diagnostic Centers
    • Geriatricians
    • Geriatric Psychiatrists
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice
    • Hospitals
    • Neurologists
  • Community Services 
    • Adult Day Care Programs
    • Area Agencies on Aging
    • Elder Law Attorneys
    • Geriatric Care Managers
    • Relocation Managers
    • Referral Services
    • Transportation

For additional information to determine the best care option for your situation, call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

Care Providers

Click HERE to view our service agency welcome letter with instructions for adding your agency and frequently asked questions.

Care Providers:  Request to be added to the Community Resource Finder or update your profile HERE. Provider checklist is available HERE.

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Information Sheets


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National Publications

Basics
Caregiving
If You Have Dementia
Science & Treatments
Safety
Financial/Legal
Reports
Alzheimer's Association

For additional information about caregiving, please visit the Caregiver Center. To stay up-to-date on local and national Alzheimer's news, research, programs and events, sign up for our weekly e-news.


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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

Publications

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

We also maintain a variety of educational materials (brochures, videos, audiotapes and books) on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. To learn more about our library, call us at 800.272.3900.
 

E-News

We offer a weekly electronic newsletter that provides the latest information on research, public policy issues, chapter events and community resources.

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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.
https://www.alz.org/global/overview.asp.

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MedicAlert®+Safe Return®

MedicAlert®+Alzheimer's Association 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 MedicAlert & SafeReturn

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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 identify the most appropriate resources for your situation.

Follow this link to Community Resource Finder.

For more information, please contact us:

By phone: 800.272.3900
By e-mail: greatermissouri-helpline@alz.org

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Virtual Library

ALERT:  The Greater Missouri Chapter Lending Library will close effective 11.30.18. See below for information about how to access dementia-related books, videos and other materials.

Virtual Library:  The Green-Field Library, located at the home office of the Alzheimer's Association in Chicago, Illinois, is a national, privately funded resource facility specifically devoted to increasing knowledge about the clinical, scientific and social aspects of Alzheimer's and other dementias. We fulfill thousands of inquiries a year serving a variety of audiences including the general public, educators, healthcare professionals and families living with Alzheimer's disease. Here is a list of books and magazines recommended by the Alzheimer's Association, as well as a list of recommended videos.  

Green-Field library participates in the public library system Interlibrary Loan program, a service allowing a patron of one library to borrow materials owned by another library. Call or visit your local public library to find out more about the program and how you can borrow from Green-Field through the Interlibrary system.  Or, call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 to request assistance from the Greater Missouri chapter. 

Brochures & handouts are available on caregiving and community resources here or by calling our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

Resources available:

  • Brochures & handouts are available on caregiving and community resources here or by calling our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.
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Research Studies

Research Participation - Tip Sheet 
TrialMatch​
 

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