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The Ohio Department of Aging

Ohio Department of Aging Alzheimer's Disease Education Resources

The Ohio Department of Aging offers these links to Alzheimer's disease and dementia care training materials for area agency on aging staff, licensed physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, administrators of health care programs, social workers and other health care and social service personnel who participate or assist in the care or treatment of persons who have Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.

CARES® Training for Ohio Area Agencies on Aging

Training and certification is provided at no cost to area agency on aging staff and volunteers by a grant provided by the Administration on Aging and administered by the Ohio Department of Aging, Alzheimer's Association Chapters in Ohio and Healthcare Interactive®, the leading national provider of online, person-centered dementia care training. Training includes individual certification with Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ® and offers CE opportunity.

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
A Service of the National Institute on Aging

Training and Information


  • AD Lib - The Alzheimer's Disease Library (AD Lib) contains nearly 8,500 materials related to alzheimer's disease, including fact sheets, textbook chapters, journal articles, brochures, manuals and more.
  • Links for Caregivers and Healthcare Providers - ADEAR provides links to resources and information for professionals of multiple disciplines. Included are newsletters, handboks, training materials and more.

Alzheimer's Association

  • Inside Your Brain: An Interactive Tour - The brain tour explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures - This report offers a comprehensive statistical abstract of United States data on Alzheimer’s disease
  • Library Services - The Alzheimer’s Association Green-Field Library is the nation's largest library and resource center devoted to increasing knowledge about the clinical, scientific and social aspects of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

The links on this page are provided for reference purposes only. No endorsement of an organization or its products and services by the Ohio Department of Aging is implied nor should be inferred.

Music & Memory

Music & MemorySM is an innovative approach to dementia care that holds tremendous potential for older Ohioans and their caregivers.


Alzheimer's Association Chapters