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Updated April 25, 2014. **Please call designated points of contact to confirm dates and times.

 Support Groups for Alzheimer's Caregivers and Friends

We have many support groups, at various times and locations in southeastern Virginia. Check to see if there is a local group that fits your needs and if not, consider volunteering as a support group facilitator or co-facilitator. Contact Debra Davis at ddavis@alz.org or 800.272.3900 with questions or to volunteer as a facilitator or co-facilitator. Training will be provided.

We have Alzheimer's caregiver orientation classes and educational classes available here.

CHESAPEAKE

10 a.m.
4th Mon
Chesapeake Lifestyle Ctr.
800 N. Battlefield Blvd.
Helpline - 800.272.3900

7 p.m.
4th Tue
St. Paul’s UMC
437 Providence Road
Mary Howie, 757.543.9091
Ellen Greene, 757.717.9524

EASTERN SHORE

10 a.m.
3rd Wed
Grace United Methodist Church
18484 Wilson Ave., Parksley.
John Kellam, 757.787.2592

HAMPTON

1 p.m.
2nd Mon
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
2150 Cunningham Drive
Judy Hutchinson & Vicki Gwynn, 757.873.0541,
Donna Fitzgerald, 757.692.4505
Colleen Moran, 757.933.2617

NEWPORT NEWS

7 p.m.
1st Mon
Menchville Baptist Church
248 Menchville Road
Pamela DeYoung, 757.930.0002
Peggy Mahoney, 757.344.3592

10 a.m.
1st Tues
Hidenwood Presbyterian Church
414 Hiden Boulevard
Peggy H. Smith, 757.595.0068


7 p.m.
2nd Thu
Warwick Forest
1004 Old Denbigh Blvd.
Randy & Mariana Rooker,757.867.9618
Robyn Newman, 757.596.5353


10 a.m.
2nd Fri
James River Convalescent Ctr.
540 Aberthaw Avenue
Darlene Evans, Angela Moore, 757.595.2273

NORFOLK

7 p.m.
4th Mon.
St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church
1051 Kempsville Road
Bonnie Mantta & Ellen Green 757.461.3931

5:30 p.m.
4th Tues
PrimePlus
7300 Newport Ave
Vonda Johnson, 757.625.5857

4 p.m.
2nd Wed
Province Place of DePaul
6403 Granby Street
Theresa Davis & Jill Mitchell, 757.451.2400

12:45 p.m.
1st Thu
Alzheimer’s Association
6350 Center Dr., Ste 102
Bob Fanning & Mary Howie, 757.459.2405

PORTSMOUTH

7 p.m.
2nd Tue
St. Andrew Lutheran Church
4811 High Street, West
Ellen Greene, 757.484.6257 Laura Wright, 757.966.5026

SOUTH CENTRAL

5 p.m.
1st Tue
Hazelwood House
1107 W. Danville Street,
South Hill, 23970
Melissa Baird, 434.447.7661


3:30 p.m.
4th Wed
The Woodview
103 Rosehill Dr., South Boston
Sherrill Hollandsworth 434.517.7530


2 p.m.
1st Thu
Brookview Lodge at The Woodland
2005 Cobb Street, Farmville
Marion Kyner, 434.392.6106
Georgia Hicks, 434.392.4053
Rev Roland Grenouillou, 434-547-4794


VIRGINIA BEACH

Noon
2nd Mon
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
4560 Princess Anne Road
Bob Fanning, 757.495.4211
Raul Pernites 495-4211

7 p.m.
2nd Tue
Church of the Holy Family
1279 Great Neck Road
Jim Fedor, 757.481.5702
Carol St. Cyr, 757.343.4970

4 p.m.
3rd Tue
Atlantic Shores Retirement
1200 Atlantic Shores Drive
Valerie Holden, 757.716.2060

1 p.m.
2nd Thu
Bay Lake Retirement & Assisted
Living - Cape Henry Room
4225 Shore Drive
Lori Fletcher, 757.460.8868
Nancy Carle, 757.689.3334

WESTERN TIDEWATER

3 p.m.
3rd Mon
Lake Prince Woods
100 Anna Goode Way, Suffolk
Woodie Rea, 757.923.5531
Jacque Edwards, 757.923.5690

12 p.m.
2nd Wed
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
400 N. High Street, Franklin
Mary Frances Newsome
757.569.0604
Joy Cartwright, 434.430.5782
Diane Tobin, 757.562.2501

6 p.m.
3rd Thu
Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center,
727 N Main Street, Emporia
Linda Burnette, 434.348.4445
Takisha Carr, 434.532.7888\

WILLIAMSBURG

11:15 a.m.
3rd Wed
Williamsburg UMC Rm 206
500 Jamestown Road
Charlie Martino, 757.426.4041
MEN ONLY

1 p.m.
1st Wed
Williamsburg Community Chapel
3899 John Tyler Hwy, Room 118
Enid Butler, 757.880.1720

EARLY STAGE/YOUNGER ONSET
These groups are for people diagnosed with early stage or younger onset and their care partners. Please contact Debra Davis at debra.davis @alz.org or call 800.272.3900 to schedule an interview and more information.
11:30 a.m. 4th Tue, Newport News
11:30 a.m. 1st Thu, Norfolk
6:00 p.m. 1st Tue, Williamsburg

Support Groups for Diagnosed Individuals with Alzheimer's / Dementia

EARLY MEMORY LOSS/EARLY STAGE/YOUNGER ONSET
These support groups are for people with any of the above diagnoses and their care partners. Please contact Debra Davis at 800.272.3900 or
ddavis@alz.org to schedule an interview and to obtain directions. New support groups form in different areas depending on need. Please contact Debra to let her know you are interested. Locations of support groups are based on expressed interest. Also see information on our Early Alzheimer's Support and Education program (EASE).

11:30 a.m., 4th Tuesday, Monthly
Newport News

11:30 a.m., 1st Thursday, Monthly
Norfolk

 

 

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