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Safety is important for everyone, but the need for a comprehensive safety plan is particularly important for a person living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia as the disease progresses. Alzheimer's causes a number of changes in the brain and body that may affect safety. Taking measures to improve safety can prevent injuries, and help a person with dementia feel at ease and maintain his or her independence longer. The Long Island Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association can help you create a plan, and connect with resources to help keep those with dementia safe. Below are resources you can access and call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900:


OnStar® has expanded its in-vehicle safety and security services with the OnStar Guardian® mobile app. The OnStar Guardian app allows anyone to have safety services right on their phone. To learn more, click here