My family member has Alzheimer’s/dementia. How do I find them care?
NAMI specializes in the area of mental health conditions, and we would suggest you consult those organizations specializing in the care of aging populations:
- Alzheimer's Association is the leading health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Contact their 24-Hour HelpLine (800) 272-3900 for information on local and national resources, help and support or visit the Alzheimer's Care Training Resources page that provides educational courses, including information on how to recognize the early signs and symptoms of the disease.
- ADEAR (Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Education and Referral Center) is a service of the National Institute on Aging providing information regarding Alzheimer’s to individuals living with the disease, their families/caregivers, health care professionals and the public. To reach ADEAR call (800) 438-4380. For Spanish press 2.