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Memory Loss Referral Program

The Memory Loss Referral Program is specifically designed to assist medical professionals at the time of a diagnosis of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Simply complete the HIPAA compliant referral form and fax it to Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter. A staff member will promptly contact the patient and their family to inform them of resources, education and support services that will help them understand and cope with the disease.

Why Refer?

The Memory Loss Referral Program:

  • Will help your patient and their family understand the impact of memory loss and how they can work together to manage its effects.
  • Is a timely and personal follow-up to a diagnosis.
  • Connects your patients and their caregivers to needed resources, education and support services.
  • Provides updates to the referring physician, if requested.
  • Download the brochure and referral form.

For more information, check out our Memory Loss Referral Program Brochure, contact us at infoseva@alz.org or call the chapter at 757-459-2405.


Care Consultation

Care Consultation is an in-depth, personalized service for individuals and families who are facing many decisions and challenges associated with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. The goal is for each family to develop a better understanding of the disease, make a plan to secure needed care, and develop strategies for the best possible symptom management and communication. Care consultations are available by phone or in person. Please call the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 to arrange a consultation.


Respite Care Grants

Respite care provides caregivers a temporary rest from caregiving, while the person with Alzheimer's continues to receive care in a safe environment. Using respite services can support and strengthen your ability to be a caregiver. The Southeastern Virginia Chapter provides respite care grants to families who have financial constraints that make respite care challenging. Grants are available in select areas depending upon funding and can be used for in-home or facility-based care.


Community Resource Finder


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

Click here to check it out!


TrialMatch®

Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch® is a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that generates customized lists of studies based on user-provided information. You can easily see what studies you may qualify for. Our continually updated database contains more than 250 studies, including both pharmacological (drug) and non-pharmacological (non-drug) studies being conducted at sites across the country and online.

We need your help to advance research

Individuals with dementia or those who are at risk of developing it, caregivers and healthy volunteers with no dementia issues are needed today to help advance Alzheimer's research.

By participating in clinical research, you can help to accelerate progress and provide valuable insight into potential treatments and methods of prevention. Without the participation of people like you, finding a cure is nearly impossible.

Get started with TrialMatch today!


AlzConnected®


Join the Alzheimer’s Association online community. The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms provide a virtual 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.


MedicAlert® + 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. Contact us at infoseva@alz.org to learn more.

 


 

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.