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Muskingum County Walk to End Alzheimer's Planning Committee

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Alzheimer's Association - Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter provides free support and resources to individuals living with memory loss, and their caregivers. Our service area covers seventeen counties. We raise funds to provide these services and to advance global research on dementia. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. The disease currently affects more than five million American adults and is the 6th leading cause of death in the country. It is the only cause of death among the top 10 in the US that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed down.
Help plan our Muskingum County Walk to End Alzheimer's through team recruitment, team engagement, marketing or outreach efforts.

Work with staff to set event goals
Develop and implement strategies to reach event goals
Communicate updates on progress towards reaching goals
Recruit and train subcommittee members
Motivate subcommittee members to reach goals
Participate in committee meetings by phone, online or in-person

For more information please contact Cheryl Kanetsky at ckanetsky@alz.org or 234-284-2747

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About Alzheimer's Association - Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Location:

70 W STREETSBORO ST STE 201, HUDSON, OH 44236, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

Ÿ 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. Ÿ

Care Management Programs: Family-centered programs
that offer personalized guidance to families; helps families make informed
choices as they cope with difficult issues.
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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. Ÿ


Support Groups: Over 30 support groups who meet regularly
throughout the Greater East Ohio Area, facilitated by a professional and/or
family caregiver.

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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.

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WebSite:www.alz/akroncantonyoungstown

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Community Education:
Educational programs for caregivers, professionals and the community. Each office also offers a speaker’s bureau
and attends health fairs.

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Professional Education: Educational Conferences are held yearly
offering professionals continued education about Alzheimer’s disease and
related disorders.

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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.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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