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Get the Emotional Support You Need

A support group provides a safe, supportive environment to allow family members, friends, caregivers, and other interested individuals to meet regularly for mutual support and to exchange coping skills with one another in matters relating to Alzheimer’s disease. All support groups are free and open to the public and of no religious affiliation unless otherwise designated.

We have many support groups at various times and locations:

If you prefer, call our 24-hour Helpline at 1.800.272.3900.

Are you interested in starting a support group?

Please review our Support Group Requirements. Contact Caitlin Shepard at cshepard@alz.org or 502.473.5337 for application and information on facilitator training.

If You Have Alzheimer's

We offer early stage memory loss support groups. Find more information on Early Stage Opportunities and Educational Programs, or call the Helpline at 800.272.3900.

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