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Alzheimer's and dementia support groups

Alzheimer's Association support programs provide people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, their caregivers, families, and others affected by the disease with the opportunity to exchange information as they develop methods and skills to solve problems.

Caregiver support groups provide a safe space where anyone affected by Alzheimer s can talk through issues and coping strategies, share feelings, and cultivate support systems and social relationships while learning about community resources. Caregiver support groups at the Alzheimer’s Association are a safe place for family and friends of someone with dementia. They offer an opportunity to develop a support system, exchange practical information on caregiving, learn about resources and talk through issues and ways of coping.

Pre-registration is required for all support groups by calling our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

All groups are held at the Alzheimer's Association - NYC Chapter offices at 60 East 42nd Street, New York , NY 10165, unless otherwise noted.

General Caregivers' Support Group - Queens
Beginning June 21st, 2018
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Reoccurring: The 3rd Thursday of every month
Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
31-18 37th St, Astoria, NY 11103
***Parking available onsite.

General Caregivers' Support Group
Beginning June 27, 2018
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Reoccurring: The last Wenesday of every month
Location: St. Dominic RC Church
2001 Bay Ridge Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204

Young Adults Caregiver Support Group (By Telephone)
Beginning June 25th, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Reoccurring: The last Monday of every month
***Dial-in instructions will be provided by local chapter after support group pre-screening.
***This group is geared towards providing support to caregivers in their 20's and 30's.

New Early Stage Social Engagement Program
Explore your creativity. Tell your story. Learn from professional photographers. 
Meets every other Thursday
May 10, May 24, June 7, June 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Alzheimer's Association, NYC Chapter  
60 East 42nd St., Suite 2240 
New York, NY 10165

New Early Stage Support Group
Every Wednesday beginning 6/6/2018 - 7/25/2018 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 
Our Savior's Atonement Lutheran Church 
178 Bennett Ave 
New York, NY 10033

Bi-weekly Telephone Support Group
Social worker Eve Vaval will conduct a telephone support group for caregivers who are not able to attend in-person counseling sessions. These groups will be held every first and third Thursday of the month from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM.

Caregiver Support Group
Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Caregiver Support Group
Meets  the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
THIS GROUP IS CLOSED TO NEW REGISTRANTS

Caregiver Support Group for Spouses/Partners
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Caregiver Support Group for Adult Children

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Café con Leche en la Asociación
A support group in Spanish for caregivers and people with Alzheimer's and other dementias
Held every first Saturday of the month, from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
THIS GROUP IS NOW OPEN TO NEW REGISTRANTS.
Grupo de apoyo en español para cuidadores y personas con Alzheimer u otro tipo de demencia (Gratuito)No lidiemos solos con los problemas de la memoria! Compartamos apoyo emocional y social, dentro de un espacio entretenido y terapéutico, con personas que pasan por situaciones similares.
Donde: Alzheimer’s Association – NYC Chapter  60 E. 42nd St. Suite 2240 NYC 10165
Cuando: El primer sábado de cada mes
Hora:     10:30 am- 12:00 pm
Para registrarse llame al 646-793-4792

To stay updated on support programs in New York City, please sign up here for our weekly eNewsletter and stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer's treatments, care and research. 

Online support:
AlzConnected
ALZConnected® (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia, including:
People with the disease
Caregivers
Family members
Friends
Individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime, day or night at 1.800.272.3900.

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.