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The Longest Day featured in the Columbus Dispatch

Local Government honors Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

On Monday, June 19, Columbus City Council issued a resolution to recognize June as Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month and June 21, 2017 as The Longest Day.  Councilmember Liz Brown introduced the resolution acknowledging the Alzheimer's Association is committed to meeting the needs of people affected by the disease  through family and clinical support, education, advocacy and research. Thank you to the Council for helping us get one step closer to a world without Alzheimer's.

Facts and Figures

 View the full report  Click on the image above to download facts and figure icons to share on your Facebook and/or Twitter pages to help spread awareness about this disease.

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.

2016 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.

IMPACT | Quarterly Newsletter and Education

Summer 2017 Newsletter

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

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Winter 2017 Newsletter

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

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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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