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If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia, use the following steps as a guideline to make a personalized plan for you and your family.

Click each box to learn more.

Step 1: Educate


For those facing a new diagnosis, get information about treatment, symptoms and stages.


Step 2: Connect

Connect to Alzheimer's Association programs and services to build a network of support.


Step 3: Adjust

Use the "I Have Alzheimer's Disease" webpage to learn how to make adjustments along the journey of Alzheimer's or other dementias. Learn how to better manage stress, make safety precautions, tips for better living and more.

Use the "I Have Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease" if you have been diagnosed under the age of 65.

Other Tools:
Create an Action Plan
Caregiver Center
Taking Care of Yourself
Dementia & Driving Resource Center

Step 4: Prepare


It is important to plan ahead for anything that may arise during the Alzheimer's journey.



Step 5: Act

Make a difference for others facing this disease and future generations.

For additional information, please contact the Alzheimer's Association's 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.