Connect with others
If someone you 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.
Click here to see our list of support groups.
Caregiver Support Group Meetings
The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of in-person, videoconference and telephone support groups. Caregiver support groups provide a consistent, caring place for discussion of the challenges of caregiving. Caregivers come to share experiences, tips, information, and offer support in a setting facilitated by staff or trained volunteers.
- Connect with other families and caregivers dealing with the disease, and reduce feelings of isolation
- Develop a better understanding of Alzheimer's disease and the disease process
- Get encouragement and moral support
Meeting dates are subject to change due to inclement weather. To keep our schedule current, revisions are made frequently. If you have any questions call 800.272.3900.
Requirements for in-person support groups
Due to the rapid spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Association is following new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations to wear a mask in public indoor settings regardless of vaccination status.
- Everyone attending an Association program or event indoors must wear a mask and social distance. We ask participants to provide their own masks or hand sanitizer.
- We strongly recommend and encourage all participants of our in-person activities to be vaccinated, but it is not required.
- Online and telephone support programs are available for those who are not fully vaccinated or otherwise feel uncomfortable attending in-person activities.
Lead a support group
We are always looking for volunteer support group facilitators. Learn more about becoming a support group facilitator
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