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Education Programs
Classes are free, but registration is required through the links below or call 800.272.3900. More classes and descriptions can be found on our Education page

MEMORIES IN THE MAKING
Our hands on art class is designed for individuals with dementia and their care partners. Lead by a gerontologist and Master Instructional Artist, the class provides socialization and activity, which have been demonstrated to promote memory function. Funding provided by the Ohio Arts Council. To express interest in the class please call 800.272.3900. An assessment is required.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Brookdale Marysville

FIRST FRIDAYS
Monthly community education lunch and learn lectures relating to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Socialization and activity respite program is available for individuals with Alzheimer’s to attend while the caregiver attends the lecture.
• Meals, Nutrition and Dementia: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 6 Register here

THE BASICS: MEMORY LOSS, DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and more.
• 2 to 3 p.m., Monday, May 2
Pickerington Library, 201 Opportunity Way, Pickerington, Ohio 43147, Register here

MEMORY MATTERS sponsored by Wesley Ridge Retirement Community
Community education lunch and learn lecture addressing concerns of those with dementia and their caregivers.
• Seasons of Caring with featured speaker Rabbi Cary Kozberg
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 Register here 
Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, 1636 Graham Rd., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
• Legal and Financial Planning: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 22 Register here
LOCATION CHANGE: Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, 2225 Taylor Park, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Volunteer of the Quarter
Congratulations to Norma Carpenter! Norma came to the Association seven years ago after her husband was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia and she became his caregiver. After his passing, Norma has used her experience to help others, becoming a Support Group Facilitator and reaching out personally to caregivers every week. Meredith Finley, with our Caregiver Consultation Program, says: “Norma’s desire to give back is inspiring. Her willingness to support those in need speaks volumes about her character. I look forward to seeing her smile every week." 
Even though volunteering can bring back sad memories, Norma remains dedicated to helping others. “I know what they are going through and I want to help them just like the Association helped me," she says. We're grateful for her strength, positivity and warm smile!

Download a copy of our FY 2015 Annual Report here


News & Programs

Spring Ed. Guide
Spring 2016 Newsletter and Program Guide
Music & Memory
early stage services
Early Stage Programs
wall painting
Sparking Imaginations
Columbus Museum of Art - Free Tour Last Tuesday Every Month 1:00 - 2:00


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.