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We have many support groups, at various times and locations. Please go to our Community Resource Finder to see if there is a group close to you that fits your needs. Please contact the support group leader before attending the group to ensure the time and dates are accurate.

Support Group Facilitator Resources

Call our 24-hour Helpline — 1.800.272.3900.

VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUMS

The Greater New Jersey Chapter is offering FREE half-day VIRTUAL Symposiums hosted through Zoom, that are appropriate for family and professional caregivers, community providers, and seniors. These events will feature four short presentations with local speakers and include a 15-minute break. Registration is required. A regional virtual symposium for caregivers will also be offered in collaboration with the Greater PA and Greater NJ Chapters.


Balancing Health and Wellness
Thursday, March 25, 2021
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

This virtual half day symposium will feature local speakers and six important brain health and wellness presentations:

  • Healthy Living for Your Body and Brain 
    • Nicole Schmid, Memorial White Rose Home and Health Hospice 
  • Mediterranean Diet
    • Katie Greenwalt, Penn State Extension
  • Prepare to Care
    • Maria Guerra, AARP
  • Attitude of Gratitude 
    • Monica Townsend, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care
  • The Impact of Physical, Cognitive and Social Interventions on Brain Health 
    • Connie Metzler, LGHP Alzheimer's and Memory Care Program 
  • Alzheimer's Association Resources and Ways to Connect 
    • Sara Murphy, Alzheimer's Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter


REGISTER HERE
 

Support Programs
Alzheimer's Association Support Group 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 develop mutual support and social relationships while learning about available resources.  To find a Support Group near you, click here

Memory Cafés - What is a Memory Café?
Memory Cafés engage families dealing with Early Stage memory loss in a relaxed environment, promoting social interaction and support. As we face these lifestyle changes, let's remember that we each have an important story to tell.
We're in it together.

Alzheimer's Community Forums
Held throughout our service area to bring greater understanding and involvement:

  • Learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss.
  • Bring a friend who has been affected by the disease. 
  • Share your thoughts about how we can help people in your community.

Interested in becoming a Support Group facilitator?
Visit our Volunteer page for more information!

Support Group Facilitator Tools

Attendance Form
Brochure Order Forms

Connect with others

ALZConnected is an online community for persons with Alzheimer’s, caregivers and providers. Users have access to community postings, message boards and chat rooms populated by people with common experiences. Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States and thousands more who refer to the stories and information available 24 hours a day.

In today’s technologically advanced world there are other easy to use options for communicating and sharing with others – let us know if you need help using one of these options. Our specialists are here to help.


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