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

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Board Development
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors

Location

23215 Commerce ParkSuite 300Beachwood, OH 44122 United States

Organization Information

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.
Ÿ
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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