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Caregiver Support Groups
It is very beneficial for family members and caregivers involved with caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia to attend Support Group meetings. Attending meetings can help you to feel less alone and learn that others share in your feelings, frustrations, and concerns. The listed groups are general groups for all caregivers of an individual with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia unless otherwise noted. For more information on these groups, contact 402.502.4301 or 800.272.3900.
Highlight on an Early Stage Support Group
Do you have a loved one who was recently diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer's disease or another dementia? The Nebraska Chapter has an Early Stage Alzheimer's disease and other dementias Support Group designed for care partners and their loved ones with a diagnosis of an early stage dementia. They participate in a non-threatening environment to discuss issues dealing with emotions affecting the loved one with dementia, the caregiver, the family and others as well as promote ongoing education.
Please contact Elizabeth Chentland at 402.502.4301 or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, questions, or to reserve your spot.
Telephone Support Group
For those caregivers who feel they could benefit from a Support Group, yet find it difficult to travel to a meeting site, we have a telephone support group. For more information regarding joining the telephone support group, call 800.272.3900.
Telephone Support Group - Early Stage
We are also pleased to announce the start of our Early Stage Telephone Support Group for individuals living with early stage dementia. The group will run from Tuesday, January 27 - Tuesday March 17, 2015 at 2:00pm. If you are interested in this group, click here to learn more or call 800.272.3900.
Connect with others 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
Our professional staff is dedicated to helping people navigate through the difficult decisions and uncertainties people with Alzheimer's and their families face at every stage of the disease. We can provide care consultation services to you by telephone, e-mail or in person. These include:
Assessment of needs
Assistance with planning and problem solving
Contact us for more information: