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Alzheimer and Dementia Support and Warning Signs

Posted on April 21, 2023 in: Caregiver Spirituality

Alzheimer and Dementia Support and Warning Signs

Helpline Information

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900


The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public.

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Contact the Helpline day or night to:

  • Speak confidentially with master’s-level care consultants for decision-making
  • support, crisis assistance and education on issues families face every day.
  • Learn about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
  • Find out about local programs and services.
  • Get general information about legal, financial and care decisions, as well as treatment options for managing symptoms.
  • Receive help in your preferred language through our bilingual staff or translation service, which accommodates more than 200 languages.
  • Access support through our TTY service (TTY: 866.403.3073) if assistance is required via a teletype device.

Our professional staff has the knowledge to address a variety of topics:

  • Memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.  
  • Medication and treatment options that may help with cognitive and behavioral symptoms for a time.  
  • Safety issues.  
  • Tips for providing quality care.  
  • Recommendations for finding quality care providers.  
  • Strategies to reduce caregiver stress.  
  • Legal and financial documents for future care.  
  • Aging and brain health.  
  • Referrals to local community programs and services.

Alzheimer’s Association/Dementia Resources

Connecticut Chapter
200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B
Southington, CT  06489

860-828-2828

Education & Outreach Director:  Kris Sortwell, MSW,CBIS
kmsortwell@alz.org

Regional Office
19 Ohio Avenue
Norwich, CT  06360

860-887-3593


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    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294