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Medic Alert® + Safe Return®

In a move to significantly improve the safety of individuals with Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association and the MedicAlert Foundation have created an alliance to bring you MedicAlert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®.

MedicAlert + Safe Return offers you the best of both worlds:

  • Assistance when a person wanders or is lost 
  • Access to vital medical information in the time of need

    Learn more about Safe Return.
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    Adult Day Services

    What are adult day services?
    Adult day services are centers where people with memory problems can spend part of their day in a caring environment. What can they do for you?
    • Provide time for you to:
    • Go to your job
    • Make phone calls and run errands
    • Take a nap and rest
    • Lower your stress
    • Provide emotional support  

    What can they offer the person with memory loss?
    • Time to be outside of the home
    • Activities with other people
    • A chance to make new friends
    • A nutritious meal 

    Learn more about adult day services:
    Types of adult day services
    Steps to selecting adult day services
    Directory of adult day services in Los Angeles, Riverside & San Bernardino counties

    How to Hire and Train Help in the Home Workbook

    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia can be physically and emotionally demanding. As the disease progresses, some families may find it difficult to bring a non-family member into the home or have someone else help care for a parent or spouse. It is important for you and those around you to see that hiring a person to help provide care is not a sign of weakness; it is a sign of strength. The Alzheimer's Association has created a workbook to help you with the hiring process. Click here to view the workbook.

    Local resources and referrals

    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. Our staff and trained professionals can help assess whether a specific care provider meets the needs of an individual with Alzheimer’s. 
    Click here to search local resources
    or
    Download the Resource Directory 

    For more information about local resources, please contact us: (800) 272-3900.

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    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.