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The Alzheimer's Association Northwest Ohio Chapter provides support, education, training and other resources to increase knowledge and to support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We are here to help.

Support

 

Caregiver Support Groups

We offer peer and professionally led support groups for caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. All support groups are facilitated by trained individuals.

Find a Caregiver support group near you under Events. 
 

Early Stage "Transitions" Support and Education Groups

In addition to the caregiver groups, we offer Early Stage support/education groups for those with mild dementia and their care partners. All support/education groups are facilitated by trained individuals.

Find an Early Stage “Transitions” support group near you under Events.
 

Early Stage Engagement Groups

We provide some social and volunteer opportunities for those who are living in the Early stages of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. This provides a chance to enjoy special programming, make connections with others and offer meaningful opportunities to give back. 

Find an Early Stage Engagement Program near you under Events.
 

Care Consultation

Our professional staff is dedicated to helping you navigate through the difficult decisions and uncertainties people with Alzheimer’s and their families face at every stage of the disease. We can provide care consultation services to you in person, by telephone or email.  
 

Ongoing Care Consultation


Ongoing Care Consultation is a free phone care consultation program that provides coaching and support for caregivers regularly throughout the dementia journey. 

See printable flier or page.
 

Helpline

The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public, providing reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 800.272.3900.
 

Online community


ALZConnected® is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including people with the disease and their caregivers, friends, family members and neighbors, as well as those who have lost someone to the disease. 

 

Education

Available in-person and online, our education programs feature information on topics including the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, diagnosis, communication, living with Alzheimer’s and caregiving techniques.
 

Local Education Programs


Education programs are held at various locations around our 24 counties.  Examples of available courses include Know the 10 Signs, Dementia Discussions, Effective Communication Strategies, Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, Legal and Financial Planning, and the Living with Alzheimer's series for caregivers in each stage and for people with Alzheimer’s.  
 

Find an in-person education program near you under Events. 

Online Education 

Visit our Training and Education Center to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving, healthy living and planning for the future. Examples of available courses include Know the 10 Signs, Effective Communication Strategies, Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, Legal and Financial Planning, and the Living with Alzheimer's series for caregivers in each stage and for people with Alzheimer’s. Click here for Care Training Resources.
 

Local Professional Training

Highly trained and experienced staff members are available for in-service training programs for professional care providers.  Continuing education conferences are also held each year. CEU's are provided. See events for conferences in your area.

Online Professional training

Developed for professional care providers of individuals living with dementia, Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ® is an online dementia care certification program that provides recognition for knowledge of quality dementia care practices.
 

Virtual Library

 

The Virtual Library is an extension of the Alzheimer’s Association Green-Field Library. Search the online catalog, view resources chosen by experts, email our librarian questions and learn how to borrow materials.

Additional resources and training
 

Community Resource Finder

A comprehensive database, Community Resource Finder provides access to listings of local Alzheimer's resources as well as community programs and services, making it easy to search, find and access the support you need quickly. 
 

Alzheimer's Navigator

Alzheimer's Navigator® is an online tool designed for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers to help navigate through the questions that come with living with the disease. This tool helps guide you to answers by creating personalized action plans and linking to information, support and local resources.
 

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