Resources For Patients and Families Dealing With Memory and Cognitive Issues

Welcome to the patient resource center at University Hospitals Neurological Institute’s Brain Health & Memory Center. Information and helpful links to clinical trials, support groups and medical associations are below.

Research and Clinical Trials

Programs for Dementia Family Caregivers

The following programs are offered by the Brain Health and Memory Center to family caregivers of dementia patients.

Savvy Caregiver Program

The Savvy Caregiver Program, an evidence-based, scientifically validated psycho-educational program, is a free service to caregivers of dementia patients. This program is a six-week course of two-hour classes, designed to provide the caregiver with the tools they need to understand and manage the memory loss and behavioral symptoms common in dementia.

For more information or referrals, contact Marianne Sanders, RN, at 216-464-6462 or email Marianne.Sanders@UHhospitals.org.

Care Partner Respite Project

Supported by a generous donor that provides up to 24 hours of NO COST respite UH home care services for overwhelmed dementia family caregivers.

For more information or referrals, contact Marianne Sanders, RN, at 216-464-6462 or email Marianne.Sanders@UHhospitals.org.

Cleveland Area FTD Support Group

A monthly meeting designed to provide support and education to the family members of individuals diagnosed with a form of frontotemporal degeneration.

For more information or referrals, contact Marianne Sanders, RN, at 216-464-6462 or email Marianne.Sanders@UHhospitals.org.

Additional Community Information and Programs

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