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Comfort Care Guide

Whether a family member or staff from a long-term care facility, if you are looking for useful information about care issues related to the late and final stages of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias this free Comfort Care Guide is for you.

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Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone is a comprehensive web-based location management service. Families can remotely monitor a person with Alzheimer's by receiving automated alerts throughout the day and night when a person has travelled beyond a preset zone.

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Local Resources in your Community

We maintain updated information on many different resources that may be helpful to you and your loved one. These services include: adult day centers, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, diagnostic centers, geriatric care managers, home health, hospice, non-profit legal services and brain donation sites. Our professional staff and trained volunteers can help assess what resources may be beneficial to you and your needs, as well as help identify the providers within your community.

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MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return®

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® is a 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer's or a related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency.

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Early Stage Resources

The Alzheimer's Association-Greater Illinois Chapter offers services to individuals recently diagnosed with a condition causing memory loss and their family members, regardless of age. Individuals in the early stages are able to function with minimal limitations due to symptoms of their condition.

For help or more information for you or a family member in the early stages, call the Helpline 24/7 at 800.272.3900. For more information about the Greater Illinois Chapter, contact Stephanie Herro, Senior Manager, Support Services at 847.324.0392 or sherro@alz.org.

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