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The day with the most light is the day we fight.

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Celebrate the care of today & the cure of tomorrow

Join us at the Alzheimer's Association Paint the Night Purple benefit dinner and auction, Saturday, April 13, 2019.

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Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

Education Programs

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

Local Programs

Caregiver Support Groups

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

Local Groups

Chapter Events

Find local Alzheimer's Association events in Akron, Canton, Youngstown, and other surrounding communities.

Local Events

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Greater East Ohio Area Chapter

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 (the largest prevalence of individuals with the disease of the seven chapters serving Ohio,) 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 7 communities, The Longest Day®, over 30 monthly caregiver support groups, public education and awareness programs, as well as clinical trial matching and advocacy for policies concerning Alzheimer's disease and caregivers.

Keep Up With Alzheimer’s News and Events

Recent Chapter Items

Summit County Public Health and Alzheimer’s Association Release Brief Highlighting Local Figures & Risk Factors of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's is more than an aging issue—it's a threat to public health.

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The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there, but we won't get there without you.

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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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