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The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help.

Information

24/7 Helpline

Local Service Providers 
Doctors, nursing homes, etc. in the Miami Valley

Publications

 

Education

Education Programs 
   Caregivers
   People with Dementia

Support Groups

Multilingual information

 

Support

Care Consultations

Respite Care Funding

Safety Services



 

 

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in
140 languages. Our staff is highly trained and knowledgeable about all aspects of
Alzheimer’s disease. Call us if you have questions about:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss, medications and treatment options,
    brain health and care options

  • How the Association can help you

  • Caregiving tips and respite care options

  • Services available in your community and referrals

You can also call us for emotional support –– as often as you need. We know that
living with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming at times. Remember, we are here
for you –– all day, every day.

 

Program Services Referral Form

Click here to download form.

If you need to speak with someone immediately, please call 1-800-272-3900. 
The Alzheimer's Association is not a crisis organization.  We will contact
the person being referred as soon as possible, within 7 working days.

 

 

Publications

The Alzheimer’s Association offers dozens of fact sheets and brochures.
Click here for a listing.

We also maintain a variety of educational materials on topics related to
Alzheimer’sdisease and related disorders.  To learn more about resources
available, call us at 1.800.272.3900.

You may also want to purchase these additional materials or check with
your local library for the following resources:

 

Education Programs

We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific
interests of the individuals with the disease and their families and professionals.

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Early Stage Education and Support Group

 

The Early Stage Education and Support Group is for the diagnosed individual
and, when possible, their care partner.Everyone will meet together for
30 minutes of dementia education, and then break up into two 30-45 minute
support groups – one for those with dementia and the other for care partners.
This series will last for six months and culminate with a celebration the
following month.

Please click here to view a flyer for this month's program.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Support groups

 

We offer a variety of support groups throughout our nine counties for all individuals
and families living with Alzheimer’s disease. Groups are facilitated by trained
volunteers.  Some groups meet during the day, others at night. Some provide respite
care through alocal Adult Day Program.  If you have any questions regarding our
groups please contact our Helpline at 800.272.3900. 
Visit our list below to find a group near you.

Support group listing.

Multilingual information

Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders that cause dementia know no boundaries.
Many individuals and families in ethnic and cultural minority groups are in need of
solid information about Alzheimer’s disease and health resources.

Care Consultations

Our professional staff is dedicated to helping people navigate through the difficult
decisions and uncertainties people with Alzheimer’s and their families face at every
stage of the disease. We can provide care consultation services to you by telephone,
e-mail or in person. These include:
  • Assessment of needs

  • Assistance with planning and problem solving

  • Family Meetings/Home Visits

  • Supportive listening

Respite Care Funding:  Short term respite funding is available for families. 
Please contact us for more information:

Phone: 1.800.272.3900

Safety Services 

Medic-Alert+Safe Return®

Alzheimer's Association Safe Return® is a nationwide identification, support and
enrollment program that provides assistance when someone with Alzheimer's or a
related dementia wanders and becomes lost. Assistance is available 24 hours a day,
365 days a year. If an enrollee is missing, one phone call immediately activates a
community support network to help reunite the lost personwith his or her caregiver.
  Learn more about Safe Return.

Comfort Zone

Alzheimer's Association Comfort ZoneTM  is a new Web-based GPS location
management service that can help families stay active. Comfort Zone uses
the Internet and a device to track the location of a person with Alzheimer's.
Set-up safety zones in a Web application and receive alerts. Learn more

Ohio Missing Adult Alert

In response to growing numbers of missing adults with memory impairment,
the state of Ohio has passed the "Ohio Missing Adult Alert" program which
went into effect June 20, 2008.  This alert system is similar to Amber Alert in
that emergency personnel across the state will be notified through this system
in the event that an adult with a mental impairment has gone missing.  

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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.