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Our free classes, support groups and early stage social offerings are here to provide information and support for those facing Alzheimer's or another dementia.

In addition to traditional in-person programs, we also offer virtual programs and support groups. Registration is required for these offerings in order to receive details to access the video conference, either through webinar (video) or by phone (audio only).

We also offer several on-demand courses available for immediate access. Para obtener adicional material educativo sobre el alzhéimer y la demencia en español, haga clic aquí.

To register, click on a date below, call the number listed or call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. 

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Community Education Programs
Caregiver Support Groups
Early Stage Dementia Social Engagement
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EDUCATION PROGRAMS
View all educational offerings at alz.org/crf, or request a presentation for your group. 

ON-DEMAND PROGRAMS
Take some of our most popular classes below on your own schedule or browse additional topics.

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CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS
Caregiving is not easy, but support groups provide opportunities to share experiences, trade tips and find encouragement among other caregivers. Groups listed meet virtually unless otherwise specified. View all support group offerings at alz.org/crf or call 800.272.3900 to register.

IN-PERSON GROUPS BY REGION
Coastal Region | Midlands Region | Upstate Region
(Updated 6/30/24)

VIRTUAL GROUPS

St. Michael's Monday Support Group
(hybrid: Zoom meeting offered concurrently with in-person meeting in Murrells Inlet)
Meets monthly on 1st & 3rd Mondays at 10:30 AM
July 1 | 10:30-11:30 AM
June 15 | 10:30-11:30 AM

Caregiver Support Group
Hosted by Respite Care Charleston
Meets monthly on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
July 2 | 7:00-8:00 PM
July 16 | 7:00-8:00 PM

The Long Grief Goodbye Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 1st Wednesday at 10:30 AM
July 3 | 10:30 -11:30 AM

Generation X, Y, & ALZ
Meets monthly on 1st Thursday at 5:30 PM
July 4 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM
CANCELLED DUE TO JULY 4th HOLIDAY

RSVP to bscruggs@baypath.edu.

Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd & 4th Monday at 10:30 AM
July 8 | 10:30-11:30 AM
July 22 | 10:30-11:30 AM

Spousal Caregiver Support Group
Meets monthly on 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 PM
July 9 | 12:00-1:00 PM

Coffee & Caregivers Group
Meets monthly on 3rd Saturday at 9:00 AM
July 20 | 9:00 AM
Please RSVP to bscruggs@baypath.edu.

ALZConnected® powered by the Alzheimer's Association®, is a free online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's or another dementia. Visit today to browse message boards for caregivers.

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EARLY STAGE ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS
We offer programs designed to connect individuals with early stage cognitive loss (Alzheimer's, dementia or mild cognitive impairment) to share experiences, promote social interaction and build companionship. 

CLICK TO VIEW DETAILED LISTING!
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Additional programs are also available through the Community Resource Finder.

Can't join us in real time? The Alzheimer's Association Training and Education Center offers free courses available 24/7, so you can learn on your own schedule.