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Meet Community Engagement Manager Jason

I am Jason Abady, the newest staff member at the Alzheimer’s Association here in Central Ohio. My official title is “Community Engagement and Development Support Manager,” but that is basically is a long way of saying that I coordinate volunteers in community events, and help in any way that I can to make the Columbus Walk a…
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Alzheimer’s: One Man’s Fight Against an Undefeated Opponent

Recently, Columbus Monthly featured Alzheimer’s Disease and the volunteerism of our Junior Committee: About half a dozen groups come in regularly to volunteer, and Cassel would like to grow the program because the residents’ moods improve noticeably when they’re here. “I don’t know if they always remember you, but I think they remember how they feel when…
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Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter | Winter Newsletter

The latest edition of the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter features our signature fundraiser, RivALZ, as well as members celebrating at the Paint the Night Purple Gala!

Brain Awareness Week

In honor of Brain Awareness Week, we posed some questions to AlzScience blogger and JC member Maya Gosztyla. We hope you enjoy learning something new about our most powerful organ! Q: What can I do to improve my brain health and/or reduce my risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia? A:Many people assume…
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Volunteering with the Junior Committee

Why do we volunteer? One of the core features of the Junior Committee is our commitment to volunteering. Each month, we take time out of our busy schedules to spend time with Central Ohio community members who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. Many residents do not have family who…
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BVB 2017 Recap!

The 2017 Blondes vs Brunettes game took place Saturday June 24, 5pm at St Francis De Sales High School. After many months of planning, co-chairs Jena Callahan and Kaitlin Watterson, got to see all of their hard work pay off. This year set records across the board: – 53 participants – 360 people in the…
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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association® needs you to get involved and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a disease that is often misunderstood. Did you know: Alzheimer’s is fatal. It kills more than breast and prostate…
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Member Spotlight | April

Our April member spotlight is shining on Maya Gosztyla, who has been involved with the Junior Committee for close to 2 years. Maya is an undergraduate student at Ohio State University studying Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics and is currently serving as the President of Buckeyes Against Alzheimer’s, an undergraduate organization at OSU that focuses on awareness and…
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Member Spotlight | March

Kirsti Osborne, our March member spotlight, has been involved with the Junior Committee for over 2 years. She works as a Clinical Helpline Coordinator at the Alzheimer’s Association and loves doing what she can to help End Alzheimer’s Disease. See more on Kirsti below: Where are you from? Pickerington, Ohio Profession/Current Position? Clinical Helpline Coordinator at the…
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