The Alzheimer’s Association serves the estimated 65,000 Oregonians living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as their loved ones and caregivers. We offer free early-stage engagement programs, support groups, community educational classes and other dementia resources. If you, or a loved one, need resources or support, call our 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center (alz.org/care)
You are not alone. Whether you need information about early-stage, middle-stage, or late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer’s Association is here to help. Obtain day-to-day help, support and even learn how to plan for the future. Don’t forget to check out the Community Resource Finder (communityresourcefinder.org) and Care Team Calendar.
Alzheimer’s Navigator (www.alzheimersnavigator.org)
Alzheimer’s Navigator helps guide caregivers to answers by creating a personalized action plan and linking to information, support and local resources.
Community Education and Support Groups (alz.org/orswwa)
We provide statewide educational opportunities for anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease, including family and professional caregivers, people with memory loss, and the general public. Our support groups create a safe, confidential environment and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. We have phone support groups and in-person groups geared towards caregivers and individuals with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers a number of Alzheimer’s and dementia courses available online, 24 hours a day.
“I Have Alzheimer’s” (alz.org/IHaveAlz)
Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is never easy — it’s life changing. This website was created with input from individuals living with the disease. It’s easy to navigate and helps answer 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?
Alzheimer’s Association Trialmatch® (alz.org/trialmatch)
TrialMatch provides free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer’s, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies. When you join a clinical trial, you have an opportunity to participate in vital research that could improve the lives of millions
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Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter