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About Professional Training

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter is the recognized regional leader in providing current, accurate and detailed information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and is committed to meeting the continuing education needs of healthcare professionals throughout the region. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff frequently provide convenient, customized educational programs for caregivers who work in the many healthcare facilities in this region.

In-Service Staff Training
Our knowledge and experienced educational staff provides interactive programs to meet your in-service needs, at the workplace or elsewhere. Classes meet the needs of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, in home health providers, senior centers, adult day centers, clergy/parish nurses, MR/DD staff, law enforcement/first responders, social service agencies, financial institutions and others who need to know about Alzheimer’s disease, taking care of the caregivers, and other issues.

A Variety of Topics
A professional staff member from the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter will work with you to custom design effective class topics needed by you and your staff.  Programs offered include:

  • Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Living with Dementia (at all stages of the disease)
  • Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behaviors
  • Other custom -designed programs tailored for your group or workplace

To schedule classes, request training materials, or to receive pricing information, please contact:
Lynn Ritter, Ph.D.
Professional Education Coordinator
Alzheimer’s Association
Northwest Ohio Chapter
480 Dussel Drive
Maumee, OH 43537
419-537-1999, ext 9522

Join AWA to educate your employees about the warning signs of Alzheimer's, the importance of early detection, and the resources available to help them.


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Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.