Resources

 Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter

alz.org/clevelandhelpingyou

Office phone number: 216.342.5556

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Cleveland Area Chapter serves residents in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Ashtabula Counties. The Association offers numerous free educational and support resources to equip you with the knowledge you need to help with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900

This 24/7 referral and support service is available all day and every day. Through this free service, offered in 140 languages, specialists provide confidential support and information to people living with dementia, caregivers, families, and the public.

Care Consultation

Staff provide personalized information, resources, strategies to families, and create an action plan to help with decision-making.

Caregiver Support Groups

Guided by trained facilitators, support groups are for caregivers, individuals living with Alzheimer’s, and others dealing with the disease.

Jan & Josephine Castora Family Caregiver Relief Program

This program pays for non-medical, in-home care services for caregivers providing daily care for a loved one. Email caregiverreliefprogram@alz.org for more details.

Community & Online Education Programs

Regular programming provides comprehensive information on a variety of topics including Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia; 10 Warning Signs; Effective Communication. To learn when programs are offered near you, go to communityresourcefinder.org

Links to Videos That Might Be Useful

Alzheimer’s Association National Facts and Figures Video for 2022

Help When You Need it:

This video shares the story of a caregiver who utilized our 24/7 Helpline

 A Family Promise:

This video is of an African American caregiver who is caring for her mother

Another African American Caregiver Video of Karen Gorman Jones and her Mother

Reaching Diverse Communities

This video is about our outreach specifically with the African Methodist Episcopal Church