Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is Available for Individuals and Families

Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline is available

Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is contributed, in February of 2024, by The Alzhemier’s Associationas an online article.

Alzheimer’s Helpline is Available 24 Hours a Day, 365 days a Year for Individuals and Families

Today, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 120,000 in Washington. Many individuals and family members or friends who are serving as unpaid caregivers are often left in the dark about what to expect or where to turn for help.

Whether an individual is worried about their own memory loss or someone they know, or is one of the 300,000 unpaid caregivers in Washington, the free Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is a vital and important resource, no matter when or where the individual currently is in the Alzheimer’s journey.

Individuals can 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 here in Washington and Snohomish County
  • Get general information about legal, financial and care decisions, as well as treatment options.
  • Receive help in your preferred language through our bilingual staff or interpreter service, which accommodates more than 200 languages.

Address and Answer Your Questions

“Our expert staff can address and answer questions like memory loss, safety issues and some of the new treatment options that may delay clinical decline or help temporarily address symptoms,” said Meghan Means, Director of Programs and Services for the Association’s Washington and North Idaho Chapter.

In addition, staff can address:

  • 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, including care consultations here in Snohomish County. “Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming and no one should go through it alone,” said Means. “The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline – 800.272.3900 – is here day or night to help individuals and families navigate disease-related challenges throughout the disease course.

Three ways to connect with the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline:

  • Call around the clock, 365 days a year at 800-272-3900. Dial 711 to connect with a Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) operator.
  • Individuals can visit and click on the “Live Chat” green button to connect with staff between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m CT, Monday through Friday.
  • Use this form to connect with the Alzheimer’s Association with a response within 24 hours.

Learn More

To learn more about the available free resources offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, visit

Upcoming Conference for Caregivers

The Association is hosting a conference for caregivers:

Saturday, March 23, 2024 – at Shoreline Community College. The early bird registration rate through December 31 is $10. Registration includes materials, light breakfast, lunch and snacks. Call (206) 363-5500 to register.

Submitted by 

Nicci Noteboom

Alzheimer’s AssociationWashington Chapter

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