The Alzheimer’s Association Helpline is a toll-free number, offered free of charge, that you can call 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to get information about Alzheimer’s disease. Through the National office, they have the ability to serve individuals in 140 different languages by accessing translation services.
Call 1-800-272-3900 to speak with a trained Helpline specialist, many of whom are former caregivers themselves, who will provide emotional support and appropriate referrals to local resources in your area.
The Parkinson Association of the Rockies has been serving the Rocky Mountain community for over 25 years. PAR is considered a valuable resource for those with the disease and to those who care for them. PAR provides a myriad of direct care services including 30 support groups, in-home case assessment and exercise instruction, and an information and referral hotline.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the oldest and largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to research for the causes, cure, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and to providing education and support services to Alzheimer’s patients, their families and caregivers.
At the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center’s web site, you’ll find information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The ADEAR Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The NIA is one of the National Institutes of Health, under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
- National Institute of Health
- Family Caregiving Alliance
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
- Alzheimer’s Information Site
- Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s
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