Alzheimer's & Dementia support groups
If someone you know and care about is suffering from Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, there is something you can do to help them and yourself. We have many support groups across the Mid South at various times and locations. Get the emotional support you need by finding a support group near you.
Support groups by region. Printable documents
If you prefer, call our 24-hour Helpline — 1.800.272.3900.
If you have Alzheimer's - Early stage support groups
What is it?
A support group for persons in the early stages of Alzheimer's or other dementias. A support group is offered for people with the diagnoses, while a separate group is available for their family members.
Who can participate?
Persons with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia who are aware of the diagnosis.
What will we do?
Learn about the causes of memory changes. Learn ways to adapt to these changes. Identify a personal plan of action. Learn about resources for you and your family.
Who are the facilitators?
A gerontologist and a professional counselor.
How often will we meet?
Monthly for 1 hour. For more information on this free service offered by the Alzheimer's Association or if interested in getting a similar meeting started in your area call 1.800.272.3900.
Support Group Facilitator Training
If you are interested in facilitating a support group in your area please call 1.800.272.3900 for training opportunities.
Connect with others online
The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms provide a virtual online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and care providers. Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States and thousands more who refer to the stories and information that is available 24 hours a day.