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FAQs: Are there any sources of financial help for people with Alzheimer’s or their caregivers?

There are several possible sources of help, depending on your situation:

  • The Federal government’s Alzheimer’s website has information about how to pay for medical care and daily living services.
  • Medicare, the Federal health insurance program for people age 65 or older, has information about medical and drug plans.
    1-800-366-4227 (toll-free)
  • The Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Security Income program pays benefits to disabled adults with limited income and resources.
    1-800-772-1213 (toll-free)

The following organizations also offer assistance with finding financial help:

Eldercare Locator
1-800-677-1116 (toll-free)

National Council on Aging

LeadingAge (formerly the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging)

Family Caregiver Alliance
1-800-445-8106 (toll-free)

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