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The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter sponsors support groups for caregivers and people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease at many locations and at no charge.

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Call or email Wendy Panken, LCSW at 646-744-2917 or for the most up-to-date information and to discuss your situation.

Before joining a group, we highly recommend you:

  • Call the support group leader and schedule a personal interview. This gives you an opportunity to ask questions to be sure the group is right for you.
  • Select only one group and attend 3 meetings before deciding if it is right for you.
  • Attend an Understanding Dementia Meeting. Call the 24-hour HELPLINE at 800-272-3900 to sign–up for a meeting.
  • If you are interested in support group leader training, please click here.

Begin your Support Group search here.


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