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Arkansas Dementia Caregivers Support Groups


Our support groups bring together caregivers to offer encouragement, comfort, and advice for one another. We offer support groups that are in-person and virtual. Please see our list below to find a group that fits your needs.

REMOTE ARKANSAS STATEWIDE SUPPORT GROUP

 
  • UAMS Statewide Dementia Caregiver Support Group

  • Alzheimer's Association Dementia Caregiver Support Group


CENTRAL ARKANSAS SUPPORT GROUPS
 

  • Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
    Thomas and Lyon Longevity Clinic
    Caregiver Support Group
    • 1st Tuesday of the month at 10:30am-12:00pm
    • Reynolds Institute on Aging
    • 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
    • For information, contact Debbie Brady, LCSW at 501-214-2499 ext. 46249 or dbrady@uams.edu
  • The Blake at Chenal Valley Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    • 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12pm-1pm
    • 2101 Rahling Road, Little Rock, AR 72223
    • For information, contact Rachel Bruno at 501-710-3500 or rachel.bruno@blakeliving.com
  • South Central Center on Aging Alzheimer's Support Group
    • 2nd Thursday of the month at 10am-11am
    • 206 Frankie Lane, White Hall AR 71602
    • To register call 870-879-1440 or CMClausen@uams.edu
 


NORTH CENTRAL SUPPORT GROUP
 

  • Batesville Dementia Caregiver Support Group
    • 2nd Thursday of the month at 5pm
    • White River Health
    • 1710 Harrison St, Batesville, AR 72501 - Conference Room A
    • Facilitator is Deanna Green. Please call 800-272-3900 to register
 

NORTH EAST ARKANSAS SUPPORT GROUP

  • Dementia Caregiver Support Group w/ UAMS Center on Aging Northeast

    • 3rd Wednesday at 11:30am-12:30pm

    • Contact Julie Brown at 870-207-7598 | jbrown3@uams.edu

    • Center on Aging - Northeast

    • 4508 Stadium Blvd., Suite E-F, Jonesboro, AR 72404


NORTH WEST ARKANSAS SUPPORT GROUPS​
 

  • Clear Creek Memory Care Support Group

    • 4th Monday at 12:00pm

    • 1967 W. Truckers Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72704

    • Contact Brandi Schneider | 479-365-2855

  • Bella Vista Support Group

    • 1st Thursday at 12:30pm

    • 20 Boyce Dr., Bella Vista, AR 72715

    • Contact Brandi Schneider | 479-365-2855

  • Boone County Support Group

    • 3rd Tuesday from 11:30-12:30

    • Eagle Heights Baptist Church

    • 703 E. Walters Ave., Harrison, AR

    • Contact Ken Hoyt | 870-577-4810

 


RIVER VALLEY SUPPORT GROUPS
 

  • River Valley Alzheimer's Support Group

    • 2nd Thursday at 4pm

    • 3501 Old Greenwood Road, Suite #3, Fort Smith, AR 72903

    • Blue Cross & Blue Shield Community Room

    • Contact Louise Spaunhurst | 479-353-1864

  • St. Boniface Support Group

    • 4th Wednesday at 2:00pm

    • 1820 North B Street, Ft. Smith, AR  72901

    • Contact Mary Stuttgen | mstuttgen@shmbarling.org

  • Crawford County Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Support Group

    • 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6pm

    • Legacy Heights Memory Lane | 1012 Fayetteville Rd., Van Buren AR 72956
    • Contact Louis Spaunhurst at 479-353-1864

 


SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS SUPPORT GROUP

 

  • Greater Union County Caregiver Support Group

    • 3rd Thursday of the month at 12pm

    • ​Simmons Bank

    • 2nd Floor Executive Dining Room. 100 Grove Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730

    • Contact facilitator Nancy Bailey at 870-626-3089

 

SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS SUPPORT GROUP

 

  • Greater Columbia County Caregiver Support Group

    • 4th Wednesday of the month at 12pm

    • Leila Enrichment Complex | 600 Lelia Magnolia, AR 71753-4035

    • Contact Barbara Lewis with questions
      at barbarafumc@sbcglobal.net or  870-949-5088

  • SW Arkansas Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Support Group

    • 4th Tuesday of the month at 10am

    • The East Room | 202 W. DeQueen Avenue, DeQueen, AR

    • Contact Robin Adcock at Robin.Picket@dierksltc.com

 

Message Boards / Online Community

We host ALZConnected®, a free online community/message boards for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia. Individuals living with Alzheimer’s, caregivers, family members and friends can ask questions, get advice and find support.

Learn more: Join ALZConnected.