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For support anytime, please call our 24-hour helpline at 1.800.272.3900

Connect In Person

The Alzheimer's Association support groups are designed to provide emotional, social and educational support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. Here are the support groups currently offered by our chapter in Eastern North Carolina. For a printable copy of this list, please open this document

Early Stage Alzheimer's Education and Support Group
The Eastern North Carolina Chapter partners with Duke Family Support Program to offer the Early Stage Alzheimer's Education and Support Group, which is held in the spring and fall. Please contact facilitator Bobbi Matchar at 919-660-7509 for more information.

Monthly Caregiver Support Groups

Craven County
Meets second Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Home Instead Senior Care, New Bern (beginning January 2015)

Cumberland County
Meets first Thursday from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Carillon Assisted Living, Fayetteville

Durham County
Meets third Thursday from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at Southside Church of Christ, Durham

New Hanover County
Meets second Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 PM at Champions Assisted Living, Wilmington
Meets fourth Wednesday from 2:00 - 3:30 PM at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Wilmington (on hold until Spring 2015)
Meets third Monday from 1:30 - 3:00 PM at New Hanover County Senior Resource Center, Wilmington

Wake County
Meets first Wednesday from 10:00 - 11:30 AM at St. John's Episcopal Church, Wake Forest
Meets second Monday from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Alzheimer's Association Office
Meets third Tuesday from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at North Raleigh United Methodist Church, Raleigh

Washington County
Meets last Monday from 6:00 - 7:00 PM at Grace Episcopal Church, Plymouth (beginning January 2015)

Caregiver Telephone Support Group
Meets first Monday from 4:00 - 5:30 PM. Call 1.800.272.3900 for more information about joining this group.

Connect 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.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association online community.

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