(June 29, 2015) –According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including an estimated 200,000 under the age of 65. By 2050, up to 16 million will have the disease. To help support the persons helping to care for individuals with Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, is hosting Caregiver Support Groups in the following locations and times:
Monday, July 13, 2015
BG Senior Center
305 N Main Street
Bowling Green, OH
Facilitator: Linda Pollitz, 419.537.1999
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Way Public Library
101 E. Indiana Avenue
Facilitator: Lynn Ritter
For more information, call 419.537.1999
These caregiver groups are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. However, it is suggested that you contact the facilitator of the group you plan to attend for the first time to confirm the time, place and date of the meeting. For more information on caregiver groups or other programs of the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, call 419.537.1999 or 1.800-272.3900.
The Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association serves 24 counties: Allen, Ashland, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Knox, Lucas, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot.