The Alzheimer's Association is here to help
► Support programs
► Message Boards
► Education Programs
► Professional Training
► Safe Return
► Community Resource Finder
The Alzheimer's Association Helpline (1.800.272.3900) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in more than 200 languages. Our staff is highly trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of Alzheimer's disease. 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
- Services available in your community and referrals
You can also call us for emotional support - as often as you need. We know that living with Alzheimer's can be overwhelming at times. Remember, we are here for your - all day, every day.
We offer support groups throughout Orange County facilitated by trained staff. In addition, our online social networking community ALZConnected®
provides a safe place for people to connect with others in similar situations.
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.
The Alzheimer's Association offers dozens of facts sheets and brochures. Click here for a listing. We also maintain a variety of educational materials (brochures, videos, audiotapes and books) on topics related to Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. To learn more about our library, call us at 1.800.272.3900.
We offer many free educational programs each year for people with memory concerns, family caregivers, friends, the public, and professionals. Click here for a schedule of upcoming classes.
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.
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 safe return.
We maintain updated information on home care, adult day care, care coordination, assisted living, skilled nursing facilities, eldercare lawyers and transportation available in the community. Learn more about the Community Resource Finder.
is a free matching service that connects people with Alzheimer's, their caregivers, and those interested in clinical studies.