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Get the Emotional Support You Need

The Greater Michigan Chapter offers many support groups, at various times
and locations.

Call our 24/7 Helpline at 800 272 3900.  Connect with others online through the Alzheimer's Association message boards and chat rooms.  This is a virtual online community for people with Alzheimer's, caregivers and care providers.  Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States.  Click here to join the Alzheimer's Association online community.

Support Group Listings

Metro Detroit Support Groups include:
  • Early-Stage
  • Frontotemporal degeneration
  • New Beginnings - This group supports and offers resources to a care partner whose person with dementia has passed away.
  • Younger Onset
  • Dial In

Central Michigan
Support Groups 

Northern Michigan - Alpena

Northern Michigan - Traverse City  

Early-Stage Discussion/Support Group
Where: Alzheimer's Association 921 W. 11th Street, Suite 1W Traverse City
When: 1st Monday of the month from April through November
Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Phone: 800 272 3900

Pre-assessment & Registration are Required

Know the 10 Signs
Where: Glen Eagle Retirement Community, 3950 Sumac Drive,  Traverse City
When: Tuesday, May 26
Time: 10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
RSVP:  800 272 3900

West Michigan Support Groups

Early Stage Dementia Discussion/Support Group
Where: Spectrum Health Healthier Communities, 665 Seward Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids
When:  Wednesday, May 6 - June 7
Time:  10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
RSVP: 800 272 3900 | 616 459 7423
Participants must have a pre-assessment

Early-Stage Social Engagement
 When: Friday, May 1  Wednesday, May 15
 Event:  Breakfast at Wolfgang's Restaurant Lunch at Arnie's Restaurant
 Where:  1530 Wealthy Street, SE Grand Rapids 34 Squires Street Square Rockford
 Time:  9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
 Cost:  Breakfast + tip Lunch + tip
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Upper Peninsula
Support Group Listing

Facilitator Training - Metro Detroit

Alzheimer’s Association Facilitator Training

When:   Thursday, May 7
Time:    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Where:  Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter
               25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100, Southfield

Cost:   $40 per person and a light lunch is included  
RSVP:  Treena | 248 996 1058 |


Facilitator & Education Program Presenter Training - Northern Michigan

 When:  Friday, May 15

 Munson Healthcare Mercy Hospital
1110 E. Michigan Avenue


9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Support Group Facilitator

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Education Presenter Training


Shannon Reed | | 231 929 3804
Jessica Krueger | | 989 356 4087


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Alzheimer's Association

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