Greene County Caregiver Support Group Seeks New Members

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The Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter caregiver support group in Beavercreek is seeking new members. The Alzheimer’s caregiver group meets every 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Goodwill Easter Seals Adult Day Services, 2309 N. Fairfield Rd. The hour-long meeting, which is free and open to the public, gives caregivers an opportunity to talk with other caregivers to exchange tips and ideas on how to improve care of your loved one. Each group is led by a trained facilitator.

Respite care is available during the meeting if needed. Individuals needing respite care for their loved one should schedule it in advance by calling Goodwill Easter Seals at 937.912.0320. This support group is one of 17 Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups in the region. To learn more about other locations, go to alz.org/Dayton and click on support groups.

About the Alzheimer’s Association®

The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. In the Miami Valley, about 30,000 people have dementia and approximately 90,000 people serve as their caregivers. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Association, call 1.800.272.3900, or visit alz.org.

 

 

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