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Get the support you need. Meet safely with others for supportive, meaningful discussion led by a trained facilitator. Support groups are available throughout Maine for caregivers or for people living with early memory loss.

To register for any of the support groups listed here, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

If you have any questions or need more information about Maine support groups, contact Amy Angelo at (207) 772-0115 or alangelo@alz.org.

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Southern Maine

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Biddeford Area Caregiver Support Group | Hybrid | 2nd Monday of the month, 3:00 PM - 4:40 PM
  • Cumberland County Support Group | Virtual | 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Falmouth Area Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Greater Portland Support Group | Virtual | 2nd Friday of the month, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Kennebunk Area Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 4th Tuesday of the month, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Portland Barron Center Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 4th Friday of the month, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Midcoast Region

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Bath/Brunswick Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 1st & 3rd Monday of the month, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Midcoast Maine Caregiver Support Group | Virtual | 3rd Tuesday of the month, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Midcoast Maine Caregiver Support Group | Virtual | 1st Tuesday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Lakes and Mountains Region

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Lewiston Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Norway Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wilton Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 1st Thursday of the month, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Central Maine

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Bangor Region YMCA Alzheimer's Support Group | Virtual | 1st Tuesday of the month, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Central Maine Caregiver Support Group (Bangor) | Virtual | 3rd Wednesday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Central Maine Caregiver Support Group (Ellsworth) | Virtual | 3rd Thursday of the month, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Gardiner Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Orono area Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Northern Maine

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Fort Kent Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Piscataquis

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Dover-Foxcroft Caregiver Support Group | In-person | 2nd Tuesday of the month, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Specialty Groups

To register, please contact our 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

  • Grief, Loss & Life After Dementia | Virtual | 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Maine Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) Caregiver Support Group | Virtual | 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Living Well After Diagnosis (a group for individuals living with early-stage dementia and a care partner) | In-person | 1st Tuesday of the month, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM