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Alzheimer’s is devastating our nation. Share the facts and join the fight.

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Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Memory Loss? We can help.

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.

Caregiver Support Groups

Being a caregiver is not easy, but you are not alone.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Caregivers

Dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions may increase a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn how to help protect your loved one.

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Education Programs

Local community education programs for families, caregivers, and the general public to raise awareness around Alzheimer's disease.

Local Programs

Join us for a virtual education or support group

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 how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.

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Don't just hope for a cure. Help us find one. Volunteer for a
clinical trial.

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