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Get the Emotional Support You Need

We have many support groups, at various times and locations. Check to see if there is a group close to you that fits your needs.

If you prefer, call our 24-hour Helpline at 800 272 3900.  You can also connect with others online through the Alzheimer's Association message boards and chat rooms, which provide 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.

If You Have Alzheimer's

Early Stage Memory Loss Support Group is a group for persons with early stage memory loss.  It is unique in that it focuses on the individual with memory loss, it is participant driven, promotes socialization, fosters well being, and personal growth.  Discussion topics may include careers, families, friends, social activities, independence vs. dependence, understanding the diagnosis, driving, medical, physical and emotional challenges, loss frustration, happiness and joy.  Support group listings

Early Stage Social Club is an interactive and informational program specifically designed for individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or related.  Participate in activities designed to promote physical, social & cognitive well being. 

The Early Stage Lecture Series is designed for persons experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or another related dementia, as well as their primary care partners. Via peer support and group leader facilitation, participants will learn more about their diagnosis and will be provided with coping strategies and resources to assist in planning for their futures.  Each session will begin with an educational discussion followed by a support group for the primary care partners and the individual. Topics discussed include an overview on Alzheimer's disease and dementia, legal and financial issues, living a brain-health lifestyle and more.

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Support Group Listings

Metro Detroit Support groups include:
  • Early-Stage
  • Frontotemporal degeneration
  • New Beginnings
  • Younger Onset
  • Dial In

Central Michigan
Support Groups 

Northern Michigan - Alpena 
Support Group Listing 
Northern Michigan - Traverse City
Support Group Listing    

West Michigan

Care Partner Newsletter
Upper Peninsula
Support Group Listing

Facilitator Training

Alzheimer’s Association Facilitator Training

When:    Tuesday, January 27
Time:     10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter
               25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100

Cost:     $40 per person
RSVP:  248 996 1058 or thorton@alz.org

Click here for flier

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Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.