If someone you know seems to have memory loss, the first thing you need is information about dementia. The best source of free and accurate information is the Alzheimer’s Association.
You can call day or night and get advice and information about the many issues and challenges of caregiving and about dementia. (One of the things you’ll learn is that many easily treated illnesses may look like Alzheimer’s.)
The Alzheimer’s Association HelpLine is open day and night
206-363-5500 or 1-800-848-7097
While Alzheimer’s the most common form of dementia, the Alzheimer’s Association assists people coping any type of dementia, patients, family and friends . You can find information on the latest medicines and scientific breakthroughs. You can find strategies to improve communication with a loved one. You can find support groups. You can meet other people struggling like you are to cope with this terrible disease.
The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is, “To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.”
Please join Moving Forward, the Senior Care Coalition, Sunrise Senior Living, the Garden Terrace, Aging Options, SHAG, KIRO, KING5 and so many more, in supporting the Alzheimer’s Association. Please donate today, for those who need help today and for those who may need help in the future.
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