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Ohio Memory Day is May 3

Advocates from across the state will gather at the Ohio Statehouse to meet with State Legislators and ask for their support in Alzheimer's related issues. Advocates will also join their representatives for a brief lunch program. Colleen Marshall, NBC4 anchor and Alzheimer's advocate will open the program. View our Memory Day flyer to learn more or contact Caitlin Purk at cpurk@alz.org to register to attend. Learn more about advocacy and other actions you can take in the fight to end Alzheimer's.

Senior Services Levy on May 2 primary ballot

The Franklin County Senior Services levy is up for renewal on the May 2 primary ballot. The levy funds a system of home and community-based care for seniors and their families including funding for the Alzheimer's Association free in-home care consultations for Franklin County residents.  Learn more about the levy.  

Our Chapter in the News

Thanks to the State of Ohio and Governor John Kasich for officially declaring June Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. See the full proclamation here.


2017 Facts and Figures

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PBS Special | Every Minute Counts

Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer's disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer's is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. The special is now available to view online.


Early diagnosis beneficial for people with dementia

Read the latest in the Columbus Dispatch regarding the benefits of early detection. Special thanks to Chuck and Mindy Brockman for sharing their story and journey with us all.


Raising awareness

View the recently aired NBC4 special "I want to go home, a journey through Alzheimer," which included stories from local families living with the disease, updates in research and more. The feature also included a live call in helpline, which local experts including staff from the Central Ohio Chapter were available to answer questions. If you were unable to connect during the program you can call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 anytime to connect with us.

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2016 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures Report

Dependency Might Warrant Tax Break - Columbus Dispatch, Editorial, April 3, 2016
Ending Alzheimer's Requires Team Approach - Columbus Dispatch, Letter to the Editor, April 3, 2016
Few Families Prepared for Cost of Alzheimer's Care - Columbus Dispatch, March 30, 2016
Helping Family Members with Alzheimer's - Good Day Columbus, Fox 28, March 30, 2016




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