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Get the support you need

Support groups provide a place for friends and family to share valuable information, caregiving tips and concerns throughout the Alzheimer's journey. Attend a group in person or call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 for help anytime.

Connect In Person

The Alzheimer's Association support groups are designed to provide free emotional, social and educational support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. Please call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 before attending a group for the first time to verify meeting information, obtain directions or other information about the group. Here are the support groups currently offered by our chapter in Eastern North Carolina.


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

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 5:30 - 7:00 PM at Grace Episcopal Church, Plymouth

Caregiver Telephone Support Group
Meets first Monday from 4:00 - 5:30 PM. Call 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.


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.