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Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
Meeting Schedule

 

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Learn more about Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Groups

Support groups meet monthly unless otherwise noted, and without a fee. All support group facilitators are trained by the Alzheimer's Association. Dates and times are subject to change. To confirm the date and time for each support group meeting, call the number listed for the group or call the Caregiver Helpline at 1.800.272.3900. It is preferred that you call in advance of attending a support group for the first time.

You can also check this page for weather cancellations; but check with the group's facilitator to be sure.


Groups are separated by county and color coded according to times of day:

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Bergen Mercer
Essex Middlesex
Hudson Monmouth
Hunterdon Morris

 

Bergen County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town

Location

Date

Time

Contact/s

Dumont

Northern Valley Adult Day
Health Center

*Please call

Nancy Bortinger
201.385.4400 x3086

Fair Lawn  NJ Adult Medical Day Care Center
"Serenity Garden" 
1st Wed  2 pm Heesun Jung
201.773.9090 

Oradell

Alzheimer's Association

2nd Mon

1 pm

Elaine Winter
Alzheimer's Association
201.261.6009

Paramus

Brookdale Paramus

1st Wed

7 pm

Vivian Green Korner
Fred Meyer 201.797.3421

Paramus The Kraft Center (Valley Hospital) 2nd Wed 7 pm Sophia Heftler
551.580.5638
Park Ridge Mill Pond Assisted Living 1st Wed 10 am Cathy Ferrero
Gina Ipolysagi
201.782.0440

Rockleigh

Gallen Adult Day Health Care Center

1st Wed

10 am

Shelley Steiner 201.784.1414 Ext. 5340

Tenafly JCC on the Palisades 2nd Mon 7 pm

Judi Nahary
Marlene Ceragno
201.569.7900

Tenafly

JCC on the Palisades

4th Tues

10:30 am

Judi Nahary
Marlene Ceragno
201.569.7900

Wyckoff Christian Health Care Center  1st Tues 12 pm Kerri Sherer
201.848.5830


 

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Essex County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
East Orange Park Crescent Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

1st Mon***

5 pm

Grace Ann Kelly 973.674.2700
Ext. 2276

Livingston Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ Last Tuesday*** 1 pm Alyson Kaplan
Lee Dagger
973.765.9050
Verona The Boathouse at Verona Park
Bloomfield Ave. & Lakeside Ave.
1st and 3rd Mondays 7 pm Ruth Rothbart Mayer
917.916.8002
West Caldwell Crane's Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community – Town Square Activity Room 3rd Tues 7 pm Claire Akselrad 973.464.0595
Nancy Hoerner
973.276.3008

***NOTE: The groups at the JFS in Livingston and Park Crescent Healthcare in East Orange will not have a meeting in September.

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Hudson County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
Jersey City CarePoint Christ Hospital
(Staff Room A&B off the Main Lobby)
3rd Tues 12 pm Rosita McGovern
201.341.1310
(Nancy Aleman)

 

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Hunterdon County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
Flemington Hunterdon Medical Center – 4th Floor Conference Room 2nd Wed 7 pm Chris Stevens
Nancy Rumore
908.788.6401
Ext. 3002
Lebanon Lebanon Reformed Church Fellowship Hall 3rd Tues 1:30 pm Pam Molnar
908.840.4128

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Mercer County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
Hamilton RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center 3rd Wed 6 pm Jo Carolyn Dent-Clark
Maureen Lebel
609.396.6788, ext 275
Hopewell Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell 2nd Tues 2 pm Victoria
Pena-Cardinale
Lori Rahn
609.537.7300

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Middlesex County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
Edison JFK Adult Medical Day Program 1st Sat 10:30 am Mary Buglio
Michelle Charme
908.912.1910
Highland Park Parker Adult Day Care 2nd Tues &
3rd Wed
7 pm &
2 pm
Samara Elias
Kathleen Ostertag
732.565.2434
Monroe Township St. Peter's University Hospital Adult Day Program 2nd Tues 10 am Rachel Kallish
609.655.6853
Monroe Township Monroe Senior Center 4th Wed 2 pm Saswati Chakraborty
609.860.8116
Cheryl Basse
609.860.8157
Piscataway (Spouses as Caregivers) COPSA, UBHC-UMDNJ 1st & 3rd Mon 9:30 am Mary Catherine Lundquist
732.235.2858

 

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Monmouth County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
Bradley Beach Bradley Beach Public Library 2nd Thurs 6 pm Sharlane Edwards
Kathie Deak
732.776.2995
Freehold CentraState Medical Center
Tobias Ambulatory Campus
3rd Sat** 10 am Cathy Black
Saswati Chakraborty
732.371.4383
Lincroft Sunrise Assisted
Living
3rd Sun 2 pm Linda Gelpke
Sara Birk
732.212.1910
Manalapan The Chelsea at Manalapan 1st Tues 6 pm Joanne Prospero
732.972.6200
Marlboro Marlboro Recreation Center 2nd Tues 1 pm Suni Simon
732.617.0367
Denise Barry
Red Bank We Care Adult Care
(Union Square Plaza) 
2nd Tues 10 am Kelli Desmond
732.741.7363
Tinton Falls The Chelsea at Tinton Falls 4th Thurs 6 pm Carol Kezel
732.933.4700
Wall Allaire Care Last Thurs 6 pm Ellin North
732.974.7666

**NOTE: The Younger-Onset group is for those diagnosed before age 65.
NOTE: The group that meets at The Chelsea at Manalapan will not be meeting in August 2015.

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Morris County

Morning

Afternoon

Evening


Town Location Date Time Contact/s
Boonton Friendship House
Executive Dining Room at St. Clare’s Boonton Campus
3rd Wed 3 pm Mayelin Ravello
973.451.4152
Chatham Victorian Garden Adult Day Center 3rd Wed 7 pm Phyllis Fleming
Peg Tedesco
973.635.2266
Denville Alzheimer's Association 4th Mon 10 am Michelle Foster-Carter
Alzheimer's Association
973.586.4300
Morristown
(Male Caregivers)
Morristown Professional Plaza
95 Madison Ave.
1st Thurs 7 pm Peter Flemming
973.635.0899
Morristown
(Younger-Onset Group)
Morristown Medical Center - Ambulatory Care Building 1st Sat** 9:30 am Suzanne Lyon
Kerry Jordan
973.580.0697
Pompton Plains First Reformed Church 2nd Wed 7 pm Eileen Port
973.831.5367
Randolph Mt. Freedom Jewish Center  Last Thurs  1 pm  Alyson Kaplan
973.765.9050
Whippany Arden Courts of Whippany 2nd Wed 1 pm Vivian Green Korner
Joe Notowicz
973.581.1800

**NOTE: The Younger-Onset group is for those diagnosed before age 65. This group will meet on the second Saturday of April, July, and September.

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