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24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in 140 languages. Our highly trained and knowledgeable staff know about all aspects of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

 

 

We can help with:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss
  • Information regarding how the Association can help you
  • Caregiving tips and respite care options
  • Services available in your community and referrals
  • Emotional support

Community Resource Finder

Get easy access to a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer's and dementia resources, community programs and events.

Click here for the Community Resource Finder

 

Resource Directories by Maine County

Click on your county for a list of resources:

Androscoggin Aroostook
Cumberland Franklin
Hancock Kennebec
Knox Lincoln
Oxford Penobscot
Piscataquis Sagadahoc
Somerset Waldo
Washington York

Care Consultation

Our professional staff provides free care consultation services by telephone, email or in person at our Scarborough office. Care consultations help people with Alzheimer's, caregivers and family members navigate resources, make decisions and plan to ensure the highest quality of life at every stage of the disease.

Care consultation services include:

  • Assessment of needs
  • Assistance with planning and problem solving
  • Supportive listening

Support Groups

We offer as many as 40 family and caregiver support groups statewide that meet regularly. Visit: Support groups


Message boards

ALZConnected is an online social networking community for people with Alzheimer’s, caregivers and families affected by the disease. Visit ALZConnected.org


Publications

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

The Green-Field Library is the nation's largest library specifically devoted to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Visit: Virtual Library at the Alzheimer's Association Green-Field Library

eNews

Sign up for our monthly email newsletter: act.alz.org/MaineEnews


Educational programs

We offer several educational programs on an array of topics from the basics of Alzheimer's to advanced caregiving issues. Visit: Education programs

Professional training

We offer classroom and online training for healthcare supervisors and direct care workers in facilities. Visit: Professional training

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. We offer information online in multiple languages:

Our 24/7Helpline 800.272.3900 and Care Consultation services utilize language translation services for more than 140 different languages and dialects.


MedicAlert®+Safe Return®

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer's or a related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency. We provide 24-hour, nationwide assistance, no matter when or where the person is reported missing.

Visit our Safety Center for more information

Information and Referrals

This program presents appropriate resources relevant to Alzheimer's disease and introduces the services offered by the Association through face-to-face meetings or our 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900  

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Alzheimer's Association

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