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Alzheimer's Disease Education

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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.

These links 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.

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)

The ADEAR Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the Federal Government's National Institutes of Health and part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NIA conducts and supports research about health issues for older people, and is the primary Federal agency for Alzheimer's disease research.

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.

Ohio Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Central Ohio Chapter - Offices in Columbus and Delaware

Cleveland Area Chapter - Offices in Beachwood, Mentor (Eastern) and Avon (Western)

Greater Cincinnati Chapter - Office in Cincinnati

Greater East Ohio Area Chapter - Offices in Hudson, Canton and Youngstown (Canfield)

Miami Valley Chapter - Office in Dayton

Northwest Ohio Chapter - Offices in Toledo, Findlay, Lima and Mansfield

West Virginia Chapter - Offices in Charleston and Parkersburg (Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Office)