Page Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Family Care Consultation
  3. Professional Care Consultation
  4. Care Consultation Options

Introduction

If you or someone you know is worried or has questions about memory loss, a Care Consultation is a service to connect you with:

Whether you are a person with memory loss, or someone who cares for someone else with memory loss, a Care Consultant will problem-solve with you to address a person's unique experience with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. A Care Consultant will work with you by phone, email or in person, one-on-one, in family meetings or with groups of professionals. Please call the 24/7 Information Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 to request a Care Consultation.

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Family Care Consultation

Care Consultation is a service to assist the person with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias and/or their family care partners in planning for, and dealing with, all aspects of the illness experience. Individuals with dementia and their care partners will receive valuable one-on-one assistance that will enable them to better manage care and make more informed decisions regarding services and treatments.

Care Consultation may include any of the following:

Family meetings are frequently scheduled with a Care Consultant's assistance, and can be beneficial when attempting to involve multiple family members in care planning and/or decision-making, and when attempting to increase an entire family's awareness of the disease. Care Consultation can be a valuable source of support for those coping with dementia's impact on their lives.

Please call the 24/7 Information Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 to request a care consultation.

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Professional Care Consultation

Care Consultation is an important tool when working with individuals with memory loss. It is a service designed to enhance the care for persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias and/or their family care partners in planning for and dealing with, all aspects of their memory loss. Professionals will receive individualized assistance to support their clients, their family care partners and other members of your staff in effectively managing memory loss symptoms and issues.

Professional Memory Loss Care Consultation can help you with any of the following:

Please call the 24/7 Information Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 to request a care consultation.

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Care Consultation Options

Care Consultation can be delivered via telephone, email, or office visit/in-person contact. Family and/or team meetings may be scheduled with a Care Consultant's assistance, and can be beneficial when attempting to address issues related to clients, residents or patients. These meetings can help in care planning, decision-making, and when attempting to enhance the team approach to coping with the symptoms of and impact of memory loss. Family meetings are a very beneficial way to involve and educate family care partners regarding memory loss.

Care Consultation is a valuable source of support for professionals and families coping with dementia's impact on their lives. This service is meant to address the unique and individual needs which will arise throughout the process of the disease.

If you have questions or concerns and feel you could benefit from Care Consultation services please call the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota - North Dakota's 24/7 Information Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 to request a care consultation.

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