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The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help.


Care Consultation
Support Groups 
Message Boards


Education Programs 
Professional Education 
Multilingual Information
Free Webinars


MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® 
Clinical Trials Index & TrialMatch
Local Resources & Referrals


The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in 200 languages and dialects. Our staff is highly trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Call us if you have questions about:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss, medications and treatment options, brain health and care options

  • How the Association can help you

  • Caregiving tips and respite care options

  • Living with dementia

  • Services available in your community and referrals

Call us for support, information and resources – as often as you need. We know that living with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming at times. We are here for you – all day, every day.

Make the first call.
Call us today at 1.800.272.3900.

Funding for the Minnesota-North Dakota 24/7 Helpline is provided in part by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, their employees and their company vendors.

Care Consultation

We offer individualized assistance, problem solving and identification of resources are available to persons with memory loss and their family.

More information on Care Consultations.

Support Groups

We offer a variety of support groups for all individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Groups are facilitated by trained volunteers. Many locations offer specialized groups for children, those with early-onset and early-stage Alzheimer’s, adult caregivers and others with specific needs.

More information on Support Groups.

Message Boards

The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms provide an online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and care providers. Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States and thousands more who refer to the stories and information that is available 24 hours a day.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association online community.


The Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of topic sheets and brochures. View publications.

We also maintain a variety of educational materials (brochures, videos, audiotapes and books) on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. To learn more about our library, call us at 1.800.272.3900.


Educational Programs

We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.

Education program listing.

Professional Education

We offer classroom and Web-based training for healthcare supervisors and direct care workers in assisted living and nursing homes. Many programs allow you to earn CEUs.

Professional training listings.

Global Resources

Worldwide, 47 million people are living with dementia. To serve this global population, as well as their families and caregivers, the Alzheimer's Association has translated its most popular and unique online resources and tools.

Our international resources include:

  • Country-specific Alzheimer's statistics, research plans and local support services.
  • Educational content covering risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
  • An overview of the Alzheimer's Association role in funding critical dementia research.
  • An interactive brain tour.
  • A call to action for the global community to join the cause.

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Free Webinars

The Alzheimer's Association offers free educational webinars. A webinar is a seminar that is broadcast over the Internet using a web browser.

View webinar information.

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return®

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® is a nationwide identification, support and enrollment program that provides assistance when someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If an enrollee is missing, one phone call immediately activates a community support network to help reunite the lost person with his or her caregiver.

Learn more about MedicAlert + Safe Return.

Clinical Trials Index

Local Resources and Referrals

Our Helpline staff can assist with referrals to community resources and care options along with guidance for considerations when seeking dementia care. 

For more information, please contact us at 1.800.272.3900.


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.