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Support programs

Alzheimer's Association support programs provide people with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and others affected by the disease the opportunity to exchange information as well as develop methods and skills to solve problems. Participants are also able to cultivate mutual support systems and social relationships while learning about available resources. 

To stay updated on support programs in Orange County, please sign up here.

Online support: AlzConnected®

In-Person Support Groups
Support group information is updated monthly and subject to change. Please call before attending to verify that your group is still meeting at the time, date and location listed.

Family Caregiver Support Group
Second Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m.
Oakmont of Capriana: 460 S. La Floresta, Brea, CA 92823
Please contact Judy Dickinson at 714.524.6951 prior to attending first meeting.

Family Caregiver Support Group
Last Wednesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Brookdale Garden Grove: 10200 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92840
Please contact Judy Dickinson at 714.524.6951 prior to attending first meeting.

Younger-Onset Family Caregiver Support Group
3rd Thursday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m. 
San Clemente Presbyterian Church: 119 Avenida De La Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672
Please contact Dr. Jane Mahakian at 949.212.4105 for a brief telephone assessment and to confirm availability prior to attending first meeting.

Monthly Telephone Caregiver Support Group
First Monday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. (except January 2017, when it will be on the second Monday)

The Alzheimer’s Association Orange County Chapter offers a monthly telephone support group for caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The group is designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. The support group also helps participants develop problem-solving skills and encourages caregivers to maintain their own health.

Call 1.800.272.3900 or email Susannah Morales at to sign up.

The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 1.800.272.3900.


Alzheimer's Association

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