24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900
Greater East Ohio Area
Change Location

The Holidays and Alzheimer’s

With planning and adjusted expectations, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.

Get Tips

Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association provides free care and support services to those living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, as well as their caregivers.

The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter serves 17 counties, making care and support available to 60,000 people with Alzheimer's disease in our chapter area (the largest prevalence of individuals with the disease of the seven chapters serving Ohio,) and an additional 250,000 people affected through their role as caregivers.

With offices in Akron, Canton and Youngstown, the Greater East Ohio Area Chapter facilitates the Walk to End Alzheimer's® in 7 communities, The Longest Day®, over 30 monthly caregiver support groups, public education and awareness programs, as well as clinical trial matching and advocacy for policies concerning Alzheimer's disease and caregivers.

Keep Up With Alzheimer’s News and Events

Recent Chapter Items

Summit County Public Health and Alzheimer’s Association Release Brief Highlighting Local Figures & Risk Factors of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's is more than an aging issue—it's a threat to public health.

View All News

The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there, but we won't get there without you.

Join the Fight

Learn how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.

Take the Brain Tour

Don't just hope for a cure. Help us find one. Volunteer for a clinical trial.

Learn More