The Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer's Association serves families in 17 counties in Ohio. The Chapter helps families and caregivers learn about the disease, gain an understanding of the many challenges memory loss presents, and receive emotional support. Families can also find information regarding legal, financial and lifestyle needs, as well as obtain information on care options and gain access to clinical drug trials.
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
A world without Alzheimer's disease.
The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 75% of funds raised for programs, services and research efforts.
Susan Steiger - President
D. Joe Fleming - Vice President
Elizabeth Kozenko - Treasurer
Doug MacKay - Secretary
Dr. DeAnna Frye
Dr. Dan Van Dussen
The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association was formed by a group of caregivers and family members in 1984. It is one of 78 chapters nation-wide to offer frontline support to individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease through a wealth of community programs and services, such as care consultation, information and referral, support groups, education, the MedicAlert + Safe Return™ program and its HelpLine, which provides callers with information and support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Chapter is committed to assist families in meeting the challenges of Alzheimer’s and to help improve the quality of life for all of those affected by this progressive and degenerative brain disease.