Represent the Alzheimer’s Association at advocacy events such as Memory Day, assist in coordinating advocacy reporting, engaging current advocates and expanding our outreach. Opportunities are available in our 17 counties that we service. Our service area covers: Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Mahoning, Medina, Muskingum, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties.
About Alzheimer's Association - Greater East Ohio Area Chapter
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The Alzheimer’s Association is the only national non-profit voluntary organization dedicated to conquering Alzheimer’s disease through research and to providing education and support to people with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers.
CHAPTER SERVICES INCLUDE (service area is the Akron, Canton and Youngstown community):
24/7 HelpLine: A telephone assistance service, which provides information, literature, support services and referral to specific Association programs and/or community resources.
Care Management Programs: Family-centered programs that offer personalized guidance to families; helps families make informed choices as they cope with difficult issues. Safe Return/MedicAlert: For those who wander, a national registry ID program to help register and identify individuals who are memory impaired due to Alzheimer’s disease.
Support Groups: Over 30 support groups who meet regularly throughout the Greater East Ohio Area, facilitated by a professional and/or family caregiver.
Early Stage Support Groups: On-going groups and programs for persons diagnosed with early-stage dementia and their caregiver. Living with Alzheimer's, a five month series is available throughout the service area.
Community Education: Educational programs for caregivers, professionals and the community. Each office also offers a speaker’s bureau and attends health fairs.
Professional Education: Educational Conferences are held yearly offering professionals continued education about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
Newsletter: Distributed free of charge to those on our mailing list. Contains current research news, caregiving information, program and service updates, legal and medical news, volunteer and special event news.