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Get the Emotional Support You Need

Support groups provide a place for friends and family to share valuable information, caregiving tips and concerns throughout the Alzheimer's journey. Please call our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900 before attending a group for the first time to verify meeting information, obtain directions or other information about the group, as schedules and times change occasionally.

Special Groups

TELEPHONE Support Group for family caregivers
Hosted by Holy Cross Hospital Caregiver Resource Center
Every Tuesday
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Please call 301.754.7152 for call participation information

EARLY STAGE Support Group for people with dementia and their care partners
Pre-registration required
Saint Thomas United Methodist Church
8899 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20110
1st Wednesday (evening)
Jane Priest 703.766.9018

YOUNGER ONSET Support Group for caregivers of younger onset dementia
Pender United Methodist Church
12401 Alder Woods Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
2nd Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Sarah Harris 703.715.9423
Susan Theon 703.796.9525

Connect with others online

  Are you a young adult caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Join our Google Hangout Support Group to connect with other young caregivers. This group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 7:30 - 8:30pm. For more information, contact Diane Vance at

  The Alzheimer's Association ALZConnected message boards and chat rooms are your online communication forum. Our message boards have over 9,000 registered members from around the United States, and many more people who simply browse the stories and information offered 24 hours a day.




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