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The Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter offers various free tools and resources to support those impacted by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The Central Ohio Chapter office locations are now open to the community – please call 614.457.6003 to verify office hours. Area chapter staff also continue to undertake some work remotely.

Support Groups

If someone you care about is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, there is something you can do to help them and yourself. Plan to visit an Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group this month. We offer a variety of support groups for all individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

Check current support group listings here. Groups are facilitated by trained volunteers. Groups are available for particular types of caregivers including Adult Children, Younger Onset, and Lewy Body dementia. 

Following all current state and local health and venue site guidelines regarding masks, social distancing and meeting size, the Central Ohio Chapter offer some support groups both in-person and virtually.
 
Volunteers and event participants are encouraged to be vaccinated, but it is not required. Wearing masks are optional unless required by the host venue site.
 
The community can call the Central Ohio Chapter at 614.457.6003 or visit 
alz.org/centralohio for questions and additional information. Check current support group listings here. As always, the 24/7 Helpline is available at 800.272.3900.

Questions about Alzheimer's and COVID-19? Please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers page. 

Care Consultations
We will continue to provide our free Care Consultations via phone. Please call 614.457.6003 for an appointment

24/7 Helpline

The Alzheimer's Association free 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 at 1.800.272.3900 if you have questions about: 
  • Alzheimer's disease or memory loss, medications and treatment options, brain health care options
  • How the Association can help you
  • Caregiving tips and respite care options
  • Available educational materials for you to learn more about Alzheimer's disease
  • Services available in your community and referrals
You can also call us for emotional support -- as often as you need. We know living with Alzheimer's can be overwhelming at times. Remember, we are here for you -- all day, every day. 
 

Care Consultations

Our Caregiver Consultation Program is designed to help people navigate 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 or video conferencing These include:

  • Assessment of needs
  • Assistance with care planning and problem solving
  • Education
  • Safety Protocols
  • Stress Reduction

Contact us for more information at
(614) 457-6003 and ask to speak to a Care Consultant. 

Online community

ALZConnected® is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including people with the disease and their caregivers, friends, family members and neighbors, as well as those who have lost someone to the disease.
The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms provide a virtual online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and care providers. Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States and thousands more who refer to the stories and information that is available 24-hours a day.