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.

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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.

Emergencies

Tip sheet for planning for emergencies

COVID Caring Conversations

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 are 30-minute interactive webinars that address tips for caregivers at home, getting through the day with less stress, emergency planning, and residential care. They are available in English and Spanish. For more details, visit Community Resource Finder or call our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

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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