When you or your loved one is living with dementia and you find you don't know where to turn for information, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help. Individuals and families can make a call to the Alzheimer's Association where they will get help assessing immediate needs, problem solving, and receive information about other resources available in the community. The Alzheimer's Association will assist in creating an action plan that will help the family know what steps they will need to take next. Common topics include:
- Information about the diagnosis process.
- Understanding dementia as it is affecting you and/or your loved one now and preparing you for the changes to come.
- Working through diffcult transitions such as limiting driving, bringing in homecare or moving to a care community.
- Communication tips.
- Education about late-stage care and end-of-life decision.
There is no fee for this service. Call anytime, day or night. Call 800.272.3900 today.