Information for those interested in becoming a Support Group Facilitator and for current facilitators.
Current Support Group Facilitators
Below are tools for individuals who have been trained and are current facilitators.
Consider becoming an Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Facilitator.
Do you have a heart for families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease? Are you a good listener? Do you want to make a difference in your community?
The goal of an Alzheimer’s support group is to provide emotional, social and/or educational support to group members.
Caregiver Support Group Facilitator:
Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimal care for the person with dementia.
After completing the application and interivew process, all Alzheimer’s Association support group facilitators attend a half-day training program that focuses on group dynamics, how to organize and sustain a successful support group, and Association policies and procedures.