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Get the Emotional Support You Need

If You Have Alzheimer's

Connect with Others Online

Support Groups By County

Get the Emotional Support You Need

We have many support groups, at various times and locations. Check our Support Group Listings to identify a group that best meets your personal needs.

If you prefer, call our 24-hour Helpline — 800.272.3900.

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If You Have Alzheimer's disease

The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter has a number of support groups designed to meet the needs of people living with Alzheimer's disease. If you have Alzheimer's disease and would like to learn more about what support groups are available for you please click here.

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Connect with Others Online

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.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association Online Community.

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Support Groups Listed By County

Alzheimer's Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers, and others interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. Support group facilitators have received training as required by Chapter and National Alzheimer’s Association standards. For program information and to verify meeting dates, times, and locations, please use the telephone contacts listed below. For other questions or to arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call 800.272.3900.

An * beside a group indicates that free respite care is available for your loved one while you attend the group.

For a list of Support Groups in your area, click your county in the table below.

Charlotte County

Citrus County

Collier County

DeSoto County

Glades County

Hardee County

Hendry County

Hernando County

Highlands County

Hillsborough County

Lee County

Manatee County

Pasco County

Pinellas County

Polk County

Sarasota County

Sumter County

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.