The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help you any time. If you or a loved one needs resources or support, call our 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. We also offer many Web-based services you can access whenever and wherever it is most convenient for you.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center
Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s often involves a team of people, and no matter your role, there is much to do and plenty to know. But it doesn’t have to be a lot of work to find the resources and support you need. The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center can help. While there, be sure to check out the Community Resource Finder and the Care Team Calendar.
This online social networking community is designed specifically for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Members can connect and communicate with people who understand their unique challenges. They can also pose questions and offer solutions to dementia-related issues, create public and private groups organized around a dedicated topic and contribute to message boards.
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease raises many questions. Alzheimer’s Navigator helps guide you to answers by creating a customized action plan and linking to information, support and local resources. Depending on the needs of the user, specific action steps are created for the following areas: planning for the future, working with doctors/health care professionals, caregiver support, activities of daily living, home safety, driving and knowledge of Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter offers classes every quarter throughout the state, and some of our classes are also offered online — and are available 24/7.
“I Have Alzheimer’s”
“I Have Alzheimer’s” is a section of the Alzheimer’s Association’s website created with input from individuals living with the disease. It is easy to navigate and helps answers many questions, including:
- How do others respond to their diagnosis?
- What should I expect as the disease progresses?
- How should I plan for my future?
- How do I live day to day?
- What resources are available through the Alzheimer’s Association?
This comprehensive website offers information and advice for people in the early stage of the disease. We encourage users to take their time and digest the content at a comfortable pace. They can return as often as needed; we’re always here to help.
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