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  • Alzheimer's Association - Greater East Ohio Area Chapter Alzheimer's Association - Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

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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.org/eastohio

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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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