Help is a phone call away

Caregivers of Alzheimer's sufferers can seek help through a helpline. Jim McNutt/Observer-Reporter

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline provides information and support anytime day or night at 1-800-272-3900. The highly trained and knowledgeable staff can help with:

• Understanding memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s;

•Medications and other treatment options;

• Skills to provide quality care and to find the best care from professionals;

• Legal, financial and living-arrangement decisions;

• Confidential care consultation provided by master’s level clinicians who can help with decision-making support, crisis assistance and education on issues families face every day.