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If someone you know and care about is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, there is something you can do to help them and yourself. Plan to visit an Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group this month.

Support groups meet monthly to provide caregivers with an opportunity to share their experiences and receive support from others coping with Alzheimer’s disease.There is no cost or commitment to attend. We attempt to keep our directory up-to-date, but groups do change. For the most current information and to discuss any concern, call 512.241.0420. You are encouraged to contact the group facilitator directly as well.  NOTE: Professionals without an afflicted family member should call the facilitator prior to the meeting for permission to attend.

Browse our list of Support Groups in Central Texas to find one near you.

Early Stage Support Group

This support group is intended for those who are themselves in the early stages of dementia.  It will be facilitated by LCSW Suzanne Oliver, and held via conference call for the convenience of all its members. People from all parts of Central Texas are invited to call in and join. 

We are recruiting interested participants for a group that will begin in the fall.  If you're interested, call 512-241-0420 or email txprograms@txalz.org for more information and to be added to the list of potential participants.  Potential group members will need to undergo a brief interview with the group facilitator before the group begins.  Meetings will take place over conference call from 4:00-5:00pm on the following dates:

September 9, 16, 23, October 7, 14, 21

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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.

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