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The Alzheimer's Association provides free care and support services to those living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, as well as their caregivers.
The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter serves 17 counties, making care and support available to 60,000 people with Alzheimer's disease in our chapter area, and an additional 250,000 people affected through their role as caregivers.
With offices in Akron, Canton and Youngstown, the Greater East Ohio Area Chapter facilitates the Walk to End Alzheimer's® in seven communities, The Longest Day®, more than 30 monthly caregiver support groups, public education and awareness programs, as well as clinical trial matching and advocacy for policies concerning Alzheimer's, caregivers and brain health.
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No one should face Alzheimer's alone, which is why we offer education and support group to help you navigate the disease. We now offer these programs virtually, so you can get the support you need, no matter where you are.
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Learn the many ways the Greater East Ohio Area Chapter can help people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers and families.
Find local Alzheimer's Association events in Akron, Canton, Youngstown, and communities across our chapter.
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