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GEO_Chapter_Counties_Map.pngThe 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.

You can contact us in many ways:
24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900
Chapter email:

Chapter Staff

Cheryl Kanetsky - Executive Director

Program Department

Karen Elliott, MA, LSW - Programs Director
Linsay Brandenstein - Family Service Coordinator (Youngstown Office)
Jeff Reech, Ph.D. - Family Service Coordinator (Akron Office)
Charles Loudin - Data Entry Specialist
Samantha Sathre - Education Coordinator
Amy Woodland - Program Coordinator (Canton Office)
Katie Flynn - Assistant Program Coordinator

Development Department

Tyler Adams - Walk Manager (Youngstown Office)
Genevieve Bohnak - Community Development Coordinator (Canton Office)
Marcy Schulman - Development Coordinator

Volunteer Managements

Bernadette Duffy - Volunteer Manager


Andrew DeFratis - Communications Director


Sarah Sobel - Advocacy Manager

Finance & Operations

Sherry Tytko - Operations Manager

Contact the office nearest you:

Akron Area Office 

Serving the following Ohio Counties: Summit, Medina, and Portage.
70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201
Hudson, OH 44236
Fax: (330) 650-0568

Canton Area Office (By Appointment)

Serving the following Ohio Counties: Carroll, Coshocton, Holmes, Muskingum, Stark, Tuscarawas, and Wayne.
408 Ninth St. SW, Suite 3400
Canton, Ohio 44707
Fax: (330) 966-7757

Youngstown Area Office (By Appointment) 

Serving the following Ohio Counties: Belmont, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, and Trumbull.
3711 Starr Centre Dr., Suite 4 
Canfield, Ohio 44406
Fax: (330) 533-3307

Chapter Board

Morgan Iorio, Board Chair FY2020
Maplewood Senior Living

Telichia Beckley
 Signet Jewelers

Linda Cahill
 Enza Financial

Christine M. Crish, Ph.D.
 Northeast Ohio Medical University

Gregg DiGeronimo, Board Chair FY2019
 Navian Capital

Michael Evans
 Cleveland Clinic

Gary W. Grant
 FirstEnergy Corp.

Laura Gronowski, FACHE

Natalie A. Kayani, M.D.
 Summa Health Medical Group

Theresa Linder
 Consumers National Bank

Lalitha Reddy
 Right at Home

Zachary M. Soehnlen
 Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, Co., LPA

Beverly Shaffer

Mary Sullivan
 Ohio Living Rockynol

Dan Van Dussen, Ph.D.
 Youngstown State University

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