The holiday season can be trying for many people including people who are suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia. The stress is also on the caregivers of those who are suffering from those diseases.

The Alzheimer's Association has established a help hotline that is available to caregivers 24/7. The free service is available to anyone and the hotline is manned by, specialists and master ’s-level clinicians who can offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families, and the public.

Alzheimer's Association's website


These include the ability to learn about local programs in New York State and across the county, get legal and financial help for caregivers, and learn more about the symptoms of both Alzheimer's and dementia.

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The hotline number is 1-800-272-3900 and is open for calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all major holidays.

The staff of the Alzheimer's Association's hotline has the ability to share information about any different topics, including medication and treatment options that may help people living with symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia. Safety issues that may arise when you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's and dementia, helpful tips to providing quality care to those who need it, and ideas to help reduce stress for caregivers and family members.  with cognitive and behavioral symptoms for a time.

If you have any questions about Alzheimer's and dementia, you are encouraged to call the hotline at 1-800-272-3900.

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