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The Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter offers a variety of programs and services designed to support individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, their care partners and family. Through these programs and services, the Alzheimer's Association is committed to provide support throughout the duration of the disease.

Some of these programs and services include support groups, early-stage programs, dementia care coaching and engagement programs.

SHARE: Next Steps After Diagnosis
A six-session 1:1 program to empower those diagnosed with early-stage dementia and their care partner to live full and rewarding lives as they adapt to the challenges of dementia. The program honors each person’s care values and preferences in order to build a strong network of support they can rely on now and in the future.

Learn more about SHARE.

Dementia Care Coaching
A telephone-based support program for caregivers that provides personalized information, resources, strategies and the creation of an action plan to help with decision making.  Regular contacts with staff provide ongoing support over time to assist with the care of the person with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. 

Learn more about Dementia Care Coaching - a Care Consultation Service here.

Click here for upcoming Dementia Care Training sessions for family and professional caregivers. 

Early-stage Services
Whether you are in the process of being diagnosed or have been recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, the Alzheimer’s Association is the leader in providing care, support, education and engagement opportunities for people with memory and thinking disorders and their families.  Learn more about Alzheimer’s and related disorders, join a support group or online community, get involved as a volunteer or advocate or join the cause to educate the public and find a cure.

Learn more about Early-stage Services.

Support Groups
We offer nearly 40 monthly support groups in our five county service area.  Each group is facilitated by a trained volunteer and provides information and support for individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. 

Find a support group here.

Social Engagement Programs
MINDS IN MOTION is a social engagement program designed specifically to enrich the mind, body, and soul of those with mild to moderate memory and thinking disorders and their loved ones. Click for upcoming dates and topics.

Art in the Afternoon is a monthly engagement program in conjuction with the Cleveland Museum of Art. Learn more here.