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Education Programs

Did you know that the Alzheimer’s Association offers education, support groups and opportunities for volunteering and socialization to those living in the early stage of Alzheimer’s and related dementias? “Early-Stage" refers to people, irrespective of age, who are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and are in the beginning stages of the disease.

Franklin

Early Stage Education -- Journeys

  • The Association offers a seven week series for individuals living with memory loss and their care partners.
    • Wednesdays | Oct. 1st – Nov. 12th | 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • The Alzheimer’s Association | 1379 Dublin Rd. Columbus, 43215
    • 1:00-1:15pm: Lunch | 1:15-2:00pm: Educational Presentation
    • 2:00-3:00pm: Peer to Peer Discussion & Support
  • Each two hour meeting includes an educational presentation followed by separate peer discussion groups- one group of individuals living with memory loss and the other group with care partners.
  • Space is limited & screen is required. Please contact our Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 for more information.

Click here for more information on Journeys

Early Stage Support Group

  • The Association offers a support group for individuals of any age living with early stage dementia and their care partners.

The group meets every third Friday at 9:00 AM. A screening is required. Please contact our Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 for more information.

Columbus Museum of Art

  • The Sparking Imaginations program is a group tour led by specially trained Museum docents at the Columbus Museum of Art. Participants have lively discussions in the gallery about art, ideas and memories over the course of an hour. Tours are available at 1:00 PM the last Tuesday of every month. Please call 624-629-5947 one week in advance to register.

Click here to view the Museum brochure.

Ohio History Center

  • The Sparking Moments of Discovery program is a group tour led by specially trained History Center volunteers with support from staff at the Alzheimer’s Association. Individuals experiencing memory loss and their care partners explore what it was like to live in the 50s and 60s in central Ohio. Tours are available the second Tuesday of each month. Reservations are required. Please contact Mike Follin at 614-297-2634 or mfollin@ohiohistory.org for more information.

Young Onset Support Group

  • An opportunity for the person with memory impairment (diagnosed under the age of 65) and their family member(s) to participate in group discussions about resources and coping techniques for managing memory loss and planning for the future. A screening is required. Please contact our Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 for more information.

 

Delaware

Early Stage Education

  • The Association offers a seven week series for individuals living with memory loss and their care partners.
    • Tuesdays | September 9th - October 21st | 1:00pm-2:30pm
    • The Inn at Olentangy Trial | 36 Corduroy Rd. Delaware, 43015
  • Each two hour meeting includes an educational presentation followed by separate peer discussion groups- one group of individuals living with memory loss and the other group with care partners.
  • • Space is limited and a screening is required. Please contact Bernie Sanders at 740-363-1365 or bsanders@alz.org for more information.

Click here for more information on Journeys in Delaware County

Early Stage Support Group

  • The Association offers a support group for individuals of any age living with early stage dementia and their care partners.

The group meets the last Monday of the month at 10:00 AM. A screening is required please contact Bernie Sanders at bsanders@alz.org or 740-363-1365 for more information.

Early Stage Socialization

  • The Alzheimer’s Association also offers weekly early stage socialization programs in Delaware. The Day Out Club is a social engagement program designed for individuals living in the early stage of dementia who come together to exercise their brains and bodies, participate in community service projects, and other activities to stimulate their minds.

Please contact Bernie Sanders, LSW regarding the Day Out Club in Delaware at bsanders@alz.org or 740-363-1365.

 

Union

Early Stage Socialization

  • The Alzheimer’s Association also offers weekly early stage socialization programs in Marysville. The Retreat is a social engagement program designed for individuals living in the early stage of dementia who come together to exercise their brains and bodies, participate in community service projects, and other activities to stimulate their minds.

Please contact Denise Brembeck, LSW regarding the Retreat in Marysville at dbrembeck@alz.org or 614-457-6003.

 


 

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