Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers have a new resource in Sylvania. Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Services now offers specialized care programs and assistance in the NW Ohio area. Formed as a merger of numerous area Alzheimer organizations, ADCS offerings include an Adult Day Program for daytime care services, a short-term respite program, which offers overnight care, and supplies, including wheelchairs. Service users pay what they can for the assistance programs, which are subsidized by area groups. The Center is open 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday and is located at 2500 N. Reynolds Rd. The group also offers a 24-hour helpline at 1-800-272-3900.
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