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The Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter is committed to meeting the needs of people affected by Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia through family and clinical support, education, advocacy and research.

The Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter is a non-profit organization supported in part by the Ohio Department of Aging, Franklin County Office on Aging, Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, Franklin County Senior Options, SourcePoint, and Union County Senior Services. Funding for programs and services is achieved through individual, foundation and corporate support as well as fundraising events.

All services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin or ancestry.

Our mission
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Our vision
A world without Alzheimer's disease.

2016 Impact Report
See how our efforts along with your support helped drive us to our goal of ending Alzheimer's disease in the 2016 Impact Report.

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We serve 14 counties in Central Ohio. Call anytime. 800.272.3900

Our Service Area
Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Hocking, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Perry, Pickaway,
Pike, Ross and Union counties

Central Ohio Main Office
1379 Dublin Road
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Delaware County Office
39 West Winter Street
Delaware, Ohio 43015
(740) 363-1365
Open M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

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Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter Staff

Vince McGrail                               Matt Levering
Executive Director and CEO           Director of Corporate and Donor Relationships                

Nanette Mann Arriaga                   Ginger Brehl
Finance Director                           Director Marketing Communications
ext: 117                                      ext: 118 or direct: 614.643.2133                  

Tricia Bingham, MA, LSW               Marty Cameron, MS/OTR/L
Director of Programs & Services     Caregiver Consultation Program
ext: 107                                       Occupational Therapists ext: 112               

Michelle Crum                                Jill Grosenheider-Rudd
Education Coordinator                    Director of Special Events
ext: 104                                        ext: 101 or direct: 614.442.2012                   

Yvonne Fisher, LSW                       Katie Gabriel, MSW
Delaware County Coordinator         Support Group & Early Stage Coordinator
Direct: 740.363.1365                    ext: 129                   

April McMillian, MSW, LSW             Meredith Harrison
Delaware County Coordinator         Assistant Director of Development              

Megan Sherman                            Caitlin Purk
Clinical Counselor                          Advocacy and Volunteer Coordinator
ext. 132                                       ext: 111             

Kirsti Osborne                               Lindsay Collins
Helpline Coordinator                      Assistant Director of Development     
ext: 2                                           Direct: 614.442.2014

Christina Bowers                         Carol Chappell
Office Manager                            Executive Assistant               

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Board of Directors – Central Ohio Chapter

Matt Anderson
Chris S. Joos
Plante & Moran, PLLC 

Brian Bainbridge
CRT Realtors
Jim Keim, Board Treasurer
Jim Keim Ford 

Peter Bury, CPA
Ron Keller
Senior Star at Dublin Retirement Village
Judy Chester
Helman Chester Company 
Patrick Kelly, Board Chair
Huntington National Bank
Evan DuBro
Our Family Home 

Barbara Purdom

Carol Dreska, Vice Chair

Denise Mirman
Friedman & Mirman Co., LPA

Connie Gallaher
Joe Tonges
Huntington National Bank
Cathy Geyer
Ohio Supreme Court Administrative Offices
Charlie Smith
Charles D. Smith & Assoc. LLC
Joanie Johnson
Community Volunteer

John Wiseman
Mortgage Guaranty Insurance

Katherine Weislogel
BMO Harris Bank
Mike Zieg, Board Secretary
Nobile & Thompson Co., LPA

Emeritus Board Members

John Burkhart, MD
Retired, Riverside Hospital
John Petro
Christo Rey
Gloria Groat
Community Volunteer
Chuck White
Media Consultant
Pam Liebert                  
Community Volunteer
 Jeffery Milks, MD
Personal MD

Jeanny Simaitis

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Our History

The Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter started in 1979 as an informal group of volunteers and caregivers concerned about the care provided for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease. These visionaries were charter members of the National Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association headquartered in Chicago and the Public Policy Office in Washington D.C. The Association has since developed into an organization that reaches thousands of people each year through clinical, education and direct patient care programs.

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Job Openings

Delaware County Coordinator

The Delaware County Coordinator provides education and outreach including support services to Delaware County to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and related dementia to caregivers, persons with memory loss, professionals and community.

This is a 16 hour part-time position located in Delaware, OH and will report to the Program Director. This is a non-benefit eligible, at-will, grant-funded position through December 31, 2018. This grant has been renewed over the past few years, so potential for longer employment may exist.

Learn more about this position 
Apply online 

Community Engagement and Development Support Manager 

This is your opportunity to join a team whose mission is to impact the community in the fight against Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the only disease in the top ten that has no way to prevent, slow or cure. We are seeking an individual with drive and determination to complete our passionate and energetic team.

With year-round activities and events, the Community Engagement Development Support Manager is responsible for working with staff, volunteers and community members to support established development goals for constituent events. This position works closely with the Director of Constituent Events to assist the constituent event staff with fundraising activities including Walk to End Alzheimer's, The Longest Day and RivAlz that take place within the chapter's 14 county area. Priority roles with each event include increasing revenue and mobilizing volunteers in each community.

This position is based in Columbus, OH and reports to the Director of Constituent Events.

Learn more about this position 
Apply online 


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Financial Information

The Alzheimer's Association, Central Ohio Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses more than 75 percent of our funds raised for programs, services and research efforts.

Click here to view our most recent annual report. (lo res)

Click to download our 2015 annual report. (high res)

Click here to view a pdf of our most recent Audit.

Click here to see our most recent 990.

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.