Alzheimer’s Association, CA Southland Chapter

Home Instead Senior Care Foundation will help support the enhancement of the Alzheimer’s Association’s volunteer-staffed Helpline. The 24/7 informational line is available to caregivers of individuals with dementia. It provides high quality support for callers in emergency situations by seamlessly connecting them to professional counselors with expertise in crisis management, dementia and care. Mental health therapists will work closely with Helpline volunteers to identify families in crisis as expressed by abuse, suicide ideation, severe depression or inappropriate management of challenging behaviors.