Local Resources & Referrals
We maintain updated information on home care, adult day care, care coordination, assisted living, skilled nursing facilities, eldercare lawyers and transporation available in the community. Our staff and trained professionals can help assess whether a specific care provider meets the needs of an individual with Alzheimer's or other dementia. For more information please contact us at 800.272.3900 or submit a referral here
Community Resource Finder
A comprehensive database, Community Resource Finder provides access to listings of local Alzheimer's resources as well as community programs and services, making it easy to search, find and access the support you need quickly.
Alzheimer's and Other Dementia Resource Guide
The Central Ohio Chapter's printed guide with information on our service and more. Download the guide.
Alzheimer's Workplace Alliance
The Alzheimer's Workplace Alliance (AWA) provides companies and organizations with complimentary resources for their employees who are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Members — AWA Corporate Champions — receive tools to raise awareness of Alzheimer's and engage all employees in the fight against the disease. The Alliance is made possible by the Alzheimer's Association.
The Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter has found information contained on these websites to be helpful for those dealing with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in the Central Ohio area. Readers are encouraged to confirm information with reliable sources and to direct any questions concerning their personal health to licensed physicians or other appropriate health care professionals.
Clinical Trials and Study Index
Learn more about the ICARA study at The Ohio State University Medical Center. The study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug (bapineuzumab) aimed at slowing down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Visit http://www.icarastudy.com/ for more information.
Be a part of scientific research and engage your brain!
The Cognition and Aging Lab at the Ohio State University is recruiting participants diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Early-Stage Alzheimer's to a paid research study. The study , funded by the Ntaional Institute on Aging, involves making simple decisions on a computer involving perception, numbers, and memory. This non-invasive, no medication study is just one-time one-hour session that can be scheduled at a convenient time and location for you. Participants are paid $25. Contact Amanda or Moira at 614.292.7518 or CognitionAgingLab@osu.edu for more information.
OSU Caregiver study
Help needed from dementia caregivers with a paid study at OSU! They are recruiting
individuals over the age of 18 who provide informal/unpaid care to a relative or friend who has dementia. The purpose of the study is to develop a self-reported assessment of unmet caregivers' needs to help connect caregivers with the services they need.
You will be asked to complete questionnaires about your experiences as a caregiver.
These can be completed in your own home by computer or physical copies sent in the mail. Expected articipation should take roughly 1.5 to 2-hours. In appreciation of your time, all participants will be compensated with a $20 gift card. A subset of participants who complete a shorter follow up survey 6-months after will receive an additional $10 gift card. If interested, feel free to contact us by phone at 614.292. 9775 or email us at maps-CaregiverStudy@osu.edu.
Whether you’re living with memory loss, or you care for someone who is, answer a few questions about your situation and ALZNavigator™
, an interactive online tool, will guide you to your next steps.