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Support for Caregivers


Caring for a loved one with memory loss can be rewarding and uplifting. It can also be emotionally, physically and financially draining. The Alzheimer’s Association assists families in navigating through challenges and guiding caregivers to resources and support to reduce burden. St. Louis Chapter Care Consultants provide a comprehensive needs assessment and develop an individualized action plan to address unmet needs and link caregivers to chapter services and community resources. 

Caregiver Respite Fund


Qualifying caregivers can receive financial assistance to help with the cost of respite support (time off), products, equipment, safety services and legal guidance (lifetime maximum of $2,000).

Funding is available through the generosity of private and state funds including a grant from the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services.


Learn more about the importance of getting support.


Learn more about Respite Care.


To schedule a care consultation, or for more information about assistance available for caregivers, call the 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900).  Or, if you prefer, send us a message at We check the e-mail box M-F and will respond to your inquiry within a business day.



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.