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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.

Support Programs

Virtual Early Stage Support Groups
Early-Stage groups are for communities, irrespective of age, who are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and are in the beginning stages of the disease. This group includes those persons with "younger-onset" that develop dementia under age 65 and are still in the early stages of the disease. Groups are for persons living with dementia and care partners. Social and cognitive engagement programs are offered including care and support services.

Virtual Memory Cafés for Early and Younger-Onset dementia and their care partners
The Cafes provide an opportunity for Persons living with Alzheimer's, care partners, families and friends to learn more about dementia, share their feelings and concerns, and support each other in coping with the effects of the disease through an enriching and socially active person-centered program.

Caregiver Support Groups 
Caregiver support groups are ongoing meetings for caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. These groups provide a forum for caregivers to share feelings, needs and concerns in a confidential, safe, supportive, non-threatening and non-judgmental atmosphere. These groups are open to anyone caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Some are tailored to a specific audience (e.g. adult children, spouses, faith-based, etc.).   

We're in it together! Visit our Community Resource Finder to find a support group or program and your area. 

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.
Find a list of our virtual Community Forums here

Interested in becoming a Support Group or Memory Café facilitator?  Please visit our national Volunteer page to learn how to get started, create a profile, submit an application and start the training process.

Looking to start a new Support Group? For more information email with any questions, or call 800.272.3900
Online support: AlzConnected®