Resources for Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association's New England chapters have developed resources to help those with Alzheimer's, dementia and their caregivers navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. We've created tip sheets, virtual education programs and support groups, and a new series called "Caring Conversations" - all to help you and your loved one during this difficult time. In addition, our 24/7 Helpline is available for around-the-clock care and support at (800) 272-3900.

Search All Virtual Programs

You can access all of our virtual programs - including support groups, educational programs, and early-stage engagement programs - through our Community Resource Finder tool. Just click below, select "Alzheimer's Association Programs and Events," and follow the prompts.

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COVID-19 Tip Sheets

Click below to view tip sheets compiled by our expert staff:

At Home

Tip sheet for caring for a person living with dementia at home

In Residential Care

Tip sheet for supporting a person with dementia in residential care

Residential Care Visits

As our states begin opening, consider the following strategies for successful visits with your loved one in residential care with COVID-19 restrictions.


Tip sheet for planning for emergencies

En residencias asistidas

Apoyo a personas con demencia en residencias asistidas.

Cómo planear para una emergencia

Pensar en un plan de respaldo lo prepara a usted y a sus familiares para manejar decisiones complejas y tomar medidas rápidamente en caso de emergencia.

COVID Caring Conversations

New weekly program!

COVID-19 Caring Conversations provide an opportunity for caregivers and people living with dementia to get support and learn strategies to deal with the unique challenges and concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

These 30-minute programs are presented Wednesdays at 11am and 6pm, and most are available in English and Spanish.

Learn more (PDF) | Click here to register

24/7 Helpline

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information. Dial (800) 272-3900 to be connected.

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