You can find information on current support groups here.
Learn more about our different care and support services.
Family Care Consultation
Family Support Groups
Social Engagement Programs
The Greater Cincinnati Chapter office is now open to the community Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Monday and Friday by appointment – please call 513.721.4284 to schedule a time.
The health and safety of the community and our volunteers and staff remain our priority and we will continue to follow all local and national public health guidelines.
24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900)
A telephone assistance service that provides information, supportive services and referral to Alzheimer's Association programs and/or community resources.
Family Care Consultation
Facilitated by a social worker or nurse, assists families in coping with all aspects of the caregiving experience by providing education, support and referral to services. This program is available to families at all phases in the disease process, from a new diagnosis to the later stages. Those who participate in Care Consultations experience: Improved care ~ Less stress ~ Fewer visits to the ER and hospital ~ Delayed nursing home placement. If you would like to discuss your particular situation, call 513.721.4284 or 800.272.3900 to schedule a meeting. There is no charge for this service.
Early Stage Care Consultation
Provided by a licensed social worker who meets with the person in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia to provide individualized education and support. The participant must have an awareness of the diagnosis and a willingness to discuss it. Topics of discussion may include explanation of disease process, changes in abilities and lifestyle, identifying coping strategies and community resources. Meetings are scheduled by appointment - please call us at 513.721.4284 or 800.272.3900.
This progam is financially assisted in part by a grant from the Charles Moerlein Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee.
Family Support Groups
Support groups are small discussion groups for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. These groups provide participants with an opportunity to discuss caregiving challenges and share helpful tips, while receiving support form others who are in similar situations. To register and join a support group near you, please call us at 513.721.4284 or 800.272.3900
Connects you with an online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and friends. There are thousand of registered members from around the United States who refer to the stories and information that is available 24 hours a day.
Social Engagement programs
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Memories in the Museum
A Program for People with Memory Loss and their Guests
Friday, Oct. 14, 2022
Join us in the Kennedy Museum of Art for Memories in the Museum.
Sessions begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 11:30 a.m. Register by October 6th at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (513) 342-6602.
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Tuesday, Oct 4th 11am to Noon via Zoom
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Kenton Co. Library Memory Cafe
Wed., Oct 5th 1:00- 2:00 pm
at the William E. Durr Branch in Independence, KY. No pre-registration required.
Blue Ash Memory Cafe
Monday, Oct 10th from 11:30am 12:30pm
at Slatts Pub in Blue Ash, OH
RSVP by Oct 7th at email@example.com
or call 513-745-5000
Mason Memory Cafe
Thursday, Oct 27nd from Noon - 1pm
at Marion's Pizza in Mason, OH
Kennedy Museum of Art
RSVP by Oct 6th at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (513)342-6602
Provide opportunities for self-expression and socialization for the caregiver and person with memory loss.
is an art program for persons in the early and middle stages of dementia. This unique art program, under the guidance of an artist facilitator, offers individuals a means of self-expression through the process of painting and drawing. The person with diminished verbal and organizational skills can communicate using paints or pencil by recreating a memory on paper or canvas. There are 15 facility sites for the memories in the making® program that are available only to residents of the facilities.
Time for Caregivers/memories in the making® is a interactive support and education program for both caregivers and persons with the disease. Both programs are conducted separately but at the same time at the three community sites. These programs are open to the public and are free.
Brain on Movement - The Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati and Furture Life Now are partnering to provide a free, gentle movement program for persons with memory loss and their care partners, Through these unique movement patterns, the brain is triggered to rewire, generating new brain cells with every sequence.
In Harmony Choral - Greater Cincinnati and Melodic Connections are partnering to offer a 12-week choral music program for persons with memory loss and their care partners. No prior music experience is necessary.
Memory Cafes- Memory Cafe is a welcoming place for people with Alzheimer's or dementia and their care partners. Each month there will be an opportunity to socialize and enjoy music, games or other fun activities. There are six locations where the memory cafes are presently offered. Cincinnati Libraries (5) Cincinnati - The BonBonerie Northern Kentucky (1) Oxford, OH (2)
Memories in the Museum - Alzheimer's Association have partnered with the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Contemporary Arts Center and the Taft Museum of Art to offer monthly guided tours of an exhibit at one of the museums. Each session will also include light refreshments and an opportunity to participate in an art making experience.
Parks Program - Cincinnati Parks, The Cincinnati Parks Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati have partnered to provide a special programs, such as Hike in the Park, and Pumpkin Carving.
Zoo Encounters - The Cincinnati Zoo and the Alzheimer's Association have teamed up for a specially designed program for individuals affected by dementia and their care partners. Volunteer animal handlers will provide a guided tour of the zoo. Participants will see familiar faces from the zoo's most popular exhibits and learn about the zoo's newest additions. Learn more.