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The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help.

Support

Helpline
Care Consultation
Support Groups 
Message Boards

Education

Publications  
Education Programs 
Professional Education 
Multilingual Information
Free Webinars

Resources

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® 
Clinical Trials Index 
Local Resources & Referrals
Latino Resources
Online Resources


Helpline

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.


Family and Individual Care Consultation

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.


Support Groups

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.

More information on Support Groups.


Message Boards

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.


Publications

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.

 


Educational Programs

We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.

Education program listing.


Professional Education

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.

Professional training listings.


Multilingual Information

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.

Free Webinars


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®

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.

Learn more about MedicAlert + Safe Return.


Clinical Trials Index



Local Resources and Referrals

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


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.