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New helpline chat system provides care and support to people with Alzheimer's in 90 languages

Posted: 2:34 AM, Feb 11, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-11 02:34:48-05
New helpline chat system provides care and support to people with Alzheimer's in 90 languages

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is introducing a new helpline chat system that will provide care and support to people living with the disease in 90 languages.

Here's how it works

“Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t recognize language barriers, ethnic or geographical boundaries: It impacts people from all over the world who speak a wide variety of languages. Families affected by Alzheimer’s disease need to be able to access support, regardless of the language they speak. Adding this new feature to our Helpline enables us to break down language barriers and serve a greater number of people,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., AFA’s President & CEO.