The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help.
The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in 140 languages. 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.
We offer individualized assistance, problem solving and identification of resources are available to persons with memory loss and their family.
More information on Family and Individual Care Consultations.
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.
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 topic 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 each year that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.
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.
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.
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® 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.
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