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For a support group in your area, please call our 24-hour Helpline — 1.800.272.3900 any time, 24/7.

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We offer support groups and several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s as well as community members. Most of these programs are free of charge. For more information call our 24-hour helpline at 1.800.272.3900

Click here for a caregiver's perspective on the Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter support group.

Please call before attending ANY group listed below to confirm date, time, and location

Caregiver Support Group-Melville

First Thursday of the month
12:00 -1:00 p.m.
425 Broadhollow Road, Suite 307
Melville, NY 11747
Contact: Melissa Gallagher, 631.629.6950 ext.8115


Caregiver Support Group- Lake Ronkonkoma

First Tuesday of the month
7-8 p.m.
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
307 Hawkins Avenue
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Contact: Mary Beth Heinicke, LMSW, 516.622.7770


Caregiver Support Group- Central Suffolk

First Monday of the month
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Home Instead Senior Care
900 Wheeler Road; Suite 240
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Contact: Dale Weber, 631.338.4451


Caregiver Support Group-Westbury

Second Thursday of the month
6:30-7:30 p.m.
The Bristal Assisted Living
117 Post Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590
Contact: Colleen Jones, 516.918.4020


Caregiver Support Group- Westbury

First Tuesday of the month
Noon-1 p.m.
Homewatch Caregivers of Nassau County
400 Post Avenue, Suite 203
Westbury, NY 11590
Contact: Reena Sharma/ Lisa Marie Sattanino, 516.501.9500


Caregiver Support Group- East Meadow

Third Sunday of the month
2-3 p.m.
Sunrise Senior Living- East Meadow
1555 Glenn Curtiss Blvd.
East Meadow, NY 11554
Contact: Carol Bendo, 516.542.0990


Caregiver Support Group- Oyster Bay

First Wednesday of the month
1:30- 2:30 pm
Life Enrichment Center
45 E. Main Street
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Contact: Liz Fiordalisi, 516.922.1770 ext. 305


Caregiver Support Group- Long Beach

First Wednesday of the month
6:00-7:00 pm
Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
645 West Broadway
Long Beach, NY 11561
Contact: Mary McGill, 516.889.1100 ext. 221


Caregiver Support Group - Westhampton

Wednesdays: February 11th, March 18th, April 18th, May 13th, June 10th
7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978

Call 631.629.6950 or email for information.


Monthly Telephone Support Group for Caregivers

Fourth Monday of the month
Noon-1 p.m.
For more information about participating in this group, call 631.629.6950 ext 8115 or



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