The Alzheimer’s Association is Here to Help
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The Alzheimer's Association Helpline 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 you –– all day, every day. Dial 1-800-272-3900.
We offer a monthly telephone caregiver support group 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.
Additional support groups can be found on our Community Resource Finder, a wonderful website listing a variety of Alzheimer's and dementia resources and services, searchable by location and category. See all Alzheimer's Association support groups.
Respite Care Funding
Funds raised through Amplify Austin 2018 are now available to help offset some of the cost associated with providing RESPITE CARE to caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Apply for funding HERE
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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 fact 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 educational programs that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families. Attend our free educational programs, in-person and over-the-phone. Find these upcoming programs on our Education page.
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 disease and other disorders that cause dementia know no boundaries. Many individuals and families in ethnic and cultural minority groups are in need of solid information about Alzheimer’s disease and health resources.
- Chinese educational materials
- Korean educational materials
- Spanish educational materials
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.
Community Resource Finder
Are you looking for resources in your area? 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. Get easy access to a comprehensive listing of Alzheimer’s and dementia resources, community programs and services.
The Community Resource Finder displays information on services not limited to, but including:
- Housing Options
- Care at Home
- Medical Services
- Services such as adult day centers, transportation and elder law attorneys
- Alzheimer’s Association programs and services
Click to learn more about Community Resource Finder.
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