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Muskingum County Walk to End Alzheimer's Planning Committee

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Alzheimer's Association - Cleveland Area & 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 - Cleveland Area & Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Location:

23215 Commerce Park, Suite 300, Beachwood, OH 44122, 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

Greater East OhioCHAPTER SERVICES INCLUDE (service area is the Akron, Canton and Youngstown community)
Cleveland Area Ohio CHAPTER SERVICES INCLUDE (service area is Greater Cleveland, Lorain, Lake, Geauga & Lorain Counties):

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 60 support groups who meet regularly throughout the Cleveland Area and 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.

WebSite: www.alz.org/eastohio or www.alz.org/cleveland

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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Health & Medicine
Seniors

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WHERE

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SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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