Resources for Families and Friends helping or caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or another Dementia.
Compiled by Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program.
Contact Loriann McNeill at 503-988-8210 for updates or additions.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers various local services and support for people impacted by Alzheimer’s disease including a 24/7 helpline and support groups for families and caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association also offers programs that protect individuals with Alzheimer’s who have medical emergencies or wander, as well as matching individualized trial services for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Alzheimer’s Association website
Oregon Care Partners
Oregon Care Partners offers online classes and classes in the community that help you gain important knowledge and skills as a family caregiver. These classes are free. Some example classes include:
- Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Signs and Symptoms
- Challenging Behaviors: Diffusing Dangerous Behaviors
- Helping Families Cope
For more information, visit the Oregon Care Partners website or call 1.800.930.6851