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Alzheimer’s Support Groups

Support groups for individuals with dementia or their caregivers are listed below. If you are a caregiver and need help getting respite care to allow you to attend, feel free to contact us at the Senior HelpLine, 1-800-642-5119.

Alzheimer’s Association
24-hour HelpLine (800) 272-3900
Offers caregiver support groups in various formats: local meetings, phone groups, and internet groups. To find a support group near you, and other helpful information, click this link:
www.alz.org/vermont/in_my_community_support.asp

Their telephone support group for caregivers is on the first  Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. There is also a phone support group for people living with dementia. For more information or to register, call 1-800-272-3900.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

DHMC Health Education Center
Area 4H on the East Mall
One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756
2nd & 4th Friday of each month, from 12:30 – 1:30 PM

Brattleboro Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
The Gathering Place, 30 Terrace St. Brattleboro VT
Second Tuesdays at 10 a.m.  802 254-6559
Facilitators are Shawna Bah sbah@gatheringplacevt.org and Mary Fredette mfredette@gatheringplacevt.org

Claremont Support Group
Valley Regional Hospital, Conference Rm. 1
Claremont, NH
2nd Tuesday of each month 6:30-8:00 PM
Contact: Laraine Strobel (603) 543-6800

Woodstock Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Thompson Senior Center, 99 Senior Lane, Woodstock, VT 05091
Third Wednesday of the month, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Contact: Carla Kamel (802)457-5414
Ms. Kamel is also at the Thompson Center every Friday from 10-12:30 to assist with questions and concerns related to caregiving, benefits, housing issues, et cetera.

 

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