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  • Alzheimer's Association, Eastern Shore Region

    Agency: Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland

    OVERVIEW: Provides support for people effected by Alzheimer's Disease.

    SERVICES:
    1) INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Links family members and caregivers with community resources.

    2) FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS: Provides support groups for relatives and friends of people with Alzheimer's meet to share feelings, problems and solutions. Also includes an early stage memory loss group for patients and their families. 

    3) LITERATURE: Free pamphlets, brochures, and hand outs. Also sells books for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients.

    4) SPEAKERS BUREAU: Members of the speakers' bureau will make presentations at requested locations. Fliers distributed through libraries, doctors offices, and other public places.

    5) ADVOCACY: Works to educate policy makers at the state and federal levels about the needs of families coping with dementia. Supports research into the cause, treatment, prevention and cure of Alzheimer's Disease. Priorities include increased federal funding for research and long term care services. Anyone interested in becoming an advocate may contact the Chapter.

    6) SAFE RETURN & MEDIC ALERT: Persons with Alzheimer's or other dementia may be registered. Families receive an ID bracelet and a wallet ID. Initial cost maybe covered by a scholarship. Please call for further details. 

    7) PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: Staff and volunteers conduct educational sessions for nursing students.

    8) LIBRARY: Sells books, lends videotapes, DVD's and books to caregivers and professionals.


    Location(s):

    • 909 Progress Circle
      909 Progress Circle
      Salisbury, MD 21804

    Agency: Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: Persons with Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders, their families, and caregivers.

    Areas Served:
    • Wicomico County
    • Kent County
    • Queen Annes County
    • Talbot County
    • Caroline County
    • Dorchester County
    • Worcester County
    • Cecil County
    • Somerset County



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