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Programs for People in the Early Stages of Alzheimer's and other Dementias
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Living with Alzheimer's/Dementia (Early Stage education series)

Early Stage Support Group (monthly support group)

Early Stage Consultation



PLEASE NOTE:  Registered participants will be notified by telephone if a program is canceled due to inclement weather or other factors. Unless otherwise notified, participants can assume that all programs will proceed as scheduled.


Living with Alzheimer's/Dementia -- Early Stage Education Series

This is a two-part education program designed for the person in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. In this program we will discuss what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter of your life. The sessions are facilitated by professionals knowledgeable about Alzheimer’s disease and family dynamics.

Individuals need to be aware of their illness and be willing to discuss changes and coping strategies in a group setting.  This program is for people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.

Where: Alzheimer’s Association 3rd Floor Conference Room, 644 Linn Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203
When: Saturdays, April 9 & 16, 9 - 11 a.m.
Cost: Free.  Space is limited.
Contact: Contact Shannon Braun, 800-272-3900 or email: sbraun@alz.org

Early Stage Support Group

This ongoing monthly support group is designed for individuals who are diagnosed in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Individuals must be aware of the diagnosis and be willing to discuss changes and coping strategies in a group setting. Pre-screening is required prior to attendance. A separate ongoing monthly support group for care partners of the diagnosed individuals meets at the same time at this location.

Where: Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203
When: There are 3 Early Stage Support Groups. The groups meet on the 2nd Wednesday and 3rd Thursday of the month from 1-2:30 p.m.
Free of charge, but eligibility criteria apply and pre-screening is required. Space is limited.
Contact: For more information or to schedule a screening interview, please contact Shannon Braun at 800-272-3900 or email: sbraun@alz.org.


Early Stage Consultation

A social worker is available to meet with people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia to provide individualized education and support. Participants must have an awareness of the diagnosis and a willingness to discuss it. Topics of discussion may include explanation of disease process, changes in abilities and lifestyle, identifying coping strategies and community resources.

Where: The Alzheimer's Association office or another community location as needed.
When: Available by appointment only.
Cost: Free, but donations are welcomed.
Contact: For more information, please contact Shannon Braun at (513) 721-4284 or email: sbraun@alz.org.



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Various programs and services of the Alzheimer's Association are funded in part by the Ohio Department of Aging through the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio and the Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc.  All services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, or ancestry.


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