Last updated: Jan. 6, 2021
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Based on guidance from local public health agencies, our staff in Washington State and North Idaho are currently working remotely. During this time, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to you 24/7 for around-the-clock care and support:
• 24/7 Helpline: Through this free service, specialists and masters-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with the disease, caregivers, families and the public. You can reach the 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900 any time of the day, 365 days a year.
• Support Groups: Most of our in-person support groups are now meeting online or by phone. Click here to learn more and find a support group near you.
• Educational Webinars: Our community education programs are now online! Register today and learn from the comfort and safety of your own home. Each webinar is held live with time for Q&A. Learn more and register online at: alzwa.org/education
• ALZWA Blog: Articles with helpful tips such as:
○ 6 Ways to Help a Dementia Caregiver
○ Self-Care Tips for Dementia Caregivers
○ Staying Engaged While Staying At Home
• Social Media: Follow the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date as we release new information and resources locally.
• Caregiver Tips: We have tips and information for dementia caregivers about the COVID-19 coronavirus, available on our website at: alz.org/covid19help. Consejos para cuidadores de demencia en español.
• ALZConnected: A free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia including people living with the disease, caregivers, family members, friends and people who have lost someone to the disease.
• Online Education: Our free, online caregiver trainings and workshops can help caregivers gain skills and practical advice. Watch the on-demand at your convenience, available 24 hours a day!
• COVID-19 Vaccine: Answers for Dementia Caregivers and People Living with Alzheimer’s: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of multiple COVID-19 vaccines brings hope to many, especially those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their caregivers who have been critically impacted by the pandemic. Learn more about what you can expect once a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available to you.
Thank you for your understanding. Our mission continues and we are here to support you through these challenging times!
Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Western WA: (206) 363-5500
Central WA: (509) 713-3390
Eastern WA: (509) 456-0456
North ID: (208) 666-2996
The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our driver as we address the COVID-19 outbreak and as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the longer term. Based on guidance from local public health agencies, staff in Washington and Idaho began working remotely on Monday, March 9. During this time, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to you 24/7 for around-the-clock care and support at 800-272-3900. Learn more.
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