Share or Print this page

Get the emotional support needed

A support group is a regularly scheduled in-person or virtual gathering of people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, family, friends or caregivers who interact around issues relating to dementia. Groups can have social, educational and/or support components and are facilitated by individuals who have received training from the Alzheimer's Association. We have many support groups throughout central and western North Carolina, at various times and locations. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our driver as we address the COVID-19 outbreak and as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the longer term.  At the current time, Support Group participation will be conducted online or by phone whenever possible. Please be sure to contact the Support Group Facilitator for any details. During this time, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to you 24/7 for around-the-clock care and support:



Specialty Groups

In addition to our general caregiver support groups, we also offer several groups to fit the needs of particular groups.

African-American Support Group

Support groups designed specifically for caregivers within the African-American community. NOTE: This group is meeting virtually currently. For more information on this group, contact: Charlotte facilitator, Juanita, at 202.321.0845. 

Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Caregiver Group

The FTD group is offered for family members, caregivers, and friends impacted by FTD. For more information on these groups, contact: Charlotte facilitator, Charles, at 704.442.5594 and Winston-Salem facilitator, Rona, at 336.448.2785.

Current Support Group Facilitator?
Access your tools.