The Alzheimer’s Association reports that more than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease. The sixth leading cause of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s and related dementias are expected to cost the country approximately $259 billion in 2017. Currently, one in three seniors in America dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and someone in the U.S. develops the disease every 66 seconds. Sadly, deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have increased by 89% since 2007, while deaths from heart disease have decreased by 14%. More than 15 million Americans now provide unpaid care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, and those caregivers provided approximately 18.2 billion hours of care worth more than $230 billion in 2016.

Clearly, people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, their family members, and their caregivers need support in dealing with the disease and its effects. And, hospitals, counselors, mental health agencies, and other experts in aging and Alzheimer’s and dementia recognize this need. That’s why they offer regular support groups. Attendees benefit not only by learning from group leaders but also by spending time with others who understand their challenges, fears, and hopes.

We have selected 50 of the top Alzheimer’s support groups in Massachusetts so that you can spend more time attending one than searching for one yourself. We have included support groups that are organized, meet consistently, and are led by experienced medical professionals, social workers, and counselors who deliver just the right information and create a safe, supportive environment for attendees. We also have included a few online support groups and forums for individuals who struggle to attend meetings in person. For ease of searching, we have listed our top 50 Alzheimer’s support groups in Massachusetts in alphabetical order; thus, they are not ranked or rated by value or importance.

  1. Adams Council on Aging Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    2nd Tuesday of Each Month, 6 – 7:30 pm
    Adams, MA

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The Adams Council on Aging provides a network of in-home and community-based services and supportive programs for residents aged 60 years and older in the town of Adams, Massachusetts. They also offer an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group once a month at the Visitor’s Center on Hoosac Street. If you are interested in attending, contact facilitator Beth Hinkley Mougin to register.

  1. Aging Alzheimer's Caregivers
    1st Thursday of Each Month, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
    Easthampton, MA

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The Easthampton Council on Aging offers several programs to meet the needs of senior citizens and their loved ones and caregivers. Their Outreach Program provides Easthampton residents ages 55 and older and their caregivers with information, assistance, advocacy, training, and more, including the Aging Alzheimer’s Caregivers support group. Held at the Easthampton Council on Aging Enrichment Center, this support group is for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients and those with dementia. The group meets monthly from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. 

  1. Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
    @umassmemorial
    1st and 3rd Friday of Each Month, 10 – 11:30 am
    Clinton, MA

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Clinton Hospital’s Geriatric Medical Psychiatry Unit (GMPU) sponsors the UMass Memorial Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group. This support group is held twice a month and is led by professionals who offer valuable advice and support for caregivers and family members of someone living with Alzheimer’s.

  1. Alzheimer's Association Support Groups in MA
    @alzassociation
    Various Times
    Throughout Massachusetts

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The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. They offer several Alzheimer’s caregiver and specialty support groups throughout the state of Massachusetts, and prospective attendees can easily find one in your area by selecting your region and the early stage or younger onset options.

  1. Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver's Support Group at Spectrum Center Adult Day Health Program
    @beverlyhospital
    1st and 3rd Wednesday of Each Month, 2:30 – 4 pm
    Beverly, MA

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Facilitated by Spectrum Adult Day Health Clinical Manager Pam Taylor, the Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver’s Support Group at Spectrum Center Adult Day Health Program meets twice a month on Wednesdays from 2:30 – 4 pm. This support group is free of charge and is open to caregivers who care for Alzheimer’s patients. Attendees will learn about the disease and related memory disorders and have the opportunity to learn from others by sharing experiences and providing mutual support. Please note that free respite care is available upon request. 

  1. Alzheimer's Family Support Center of Cape Cod Support Groups
    @AlzheimCapeCod
    Various Times
    Throughout Cape Cod, MA

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The Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod supports families and individuals living with Alzheimer’s. They offer free services and several support groups across the Cape for caregivers of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, people in early stages of the disease, and people who have Alzheimer’s and dementia. While advance registration to attend is not required, you are encouraged to call for information before attending your first meeting. The Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod also invites people to attend as many groups as they wish.

  1. Alzheimer's Monthly Support Group at Atria Woodbriar Park
    4th Wednesday of Each Month,10 am
    Falmouth, MA

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Maureen Bradley is director of the Royal Innovation Alzheimer’s Care Program. She hosts a monthly support group for families and caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. Meetings are open to the public and give attendees the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of dementia by taking a virtual tour. If you plan to attend, you should RSVP to Linda Deneault.

  1. Alzheimer's Support Group for Family & Friends
    Various Times
    Arlington, MA

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Leigh Benowitz is a licensed independent clinical social worker offering a support group for friends and family members of those living with Alzheimer’s disease. Her office is located on Ridge Street in Arlington, Massachusetts, and she provides attendees with a safe place to share their thoughts, reflections, and resources to help others and themselves through the realities of loving someone with Alzheimer’s. Please note, there may be a charge for attending this support group.

  1. Amherst Senior Center Dementia and Caregiving Support Group
    @TownOfAmherst
    Every Other Thursday, 1:30 – 3 pm
    Amherst, MA

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The Amherst Senior Center is located in the Bangs Community Center and hosts a variety of clubs and groups. They also offer a dementia and caregiving support group twice a month for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. Attendees can expect to hear from expert speakers and receive emotional support and resources for obtaining more information about dementia and caring for someone living with it.

  1. Atrium at Faxon Woods Alzheimer's/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
    @BenchmarkSL
    1st Thursday of Each Month, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
    Quincy, MA

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Located on Falls Boulevard in Quincy, the Atrium at Faxon Woods delivers exceptional memory care led by an experienced Certified Dementia Practitioner. The Atrium at Faxon Woods also hosts an Alzheimer’s Dementia Caregiver Support Group once a month. Call (617) 471-5595 for more information.

  1. Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Dementia Caregivers Support Group
    @BIDPlymouth
    2nd and 4th Wednesday of Each Month, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
    Plymouth, MA

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Providing some of the best healthcare in Plymouth, the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital at Plymouth also hosts a support group for dementia and Alzheimer’s caregivers. Hosted at the Senior Behavioral Health Center (SBHC) at BID-Plymouth, the support group provides positive support in an empathetic, and accepting environment that makes confidentiality a priority.

  1. Braintree Council on Aging Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group
    @braintreemayor
    4th Tuesday of Each Month, 5 – 6:30 pm
    Braintree, MA

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The Town of Braintree, Massachusetts, started an early stage Alzheimer’s disease support group in 2009. The group is for individuals who help family members and friends who care for Alzheimer’s patients and features speakers who share current information about the disease. Attendees have the opportunity to reflect on their feelings, learn coping skills, gain access to community resources, and get updates on treatment developments. Meetings are free of charge and include a light supper. If you are interested in attending, please contact the Braintree Council on Aging at 781-848-1963.

  1. Bridges by EPOCH Spouse Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Support Group
    4th Wednesday of Each Month, 5 pm
    Hingham, MA

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Bridges by EPOCH at Hingham is a memory care assisted living facility that focuses on delivering wellness programming and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle for residents.  They host a support group for spouses of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients once a month that offers dinner to attendees. They also welcome attendees to bring their spouses, who will be entertained and cared for while you share with other spouses.

  1. Cambridge Area Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers Support Group at Neville Place at Fresh Pond
    @SLRSeniorLiving
    1st Wednesday of Each Month, 6 – 7:30 pm
    Cambridge, MA

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Dedicated to helping and supporting people with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their loved ones, Neville Place at Fresh Pond hosts a support group for caregivers in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. The group meets once a month, and if you are interested in attending, you should contact Neville Place at (617) 497-8700.

  1. Caregiver and Alzheimer's Disease Support Groups
    Various Times
    Hampden and Hampshire Counties, MA

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People in Hampden and Hampshire Counties can find several caregiver and Alzheimer’s disease support groups throughout the area. These groups welcome family members, friends, and caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s. Attendees are invited to share their feelings, concerns, and challenges and receive information and support in return.

  1.  Catholic Memorial Home Alzheimer/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
    One Tuesdays per Month, 12:30 – 2 pm and 6 – 7:30 pm
    Fall River, MA

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Catholic Memorial Home, a member of the Diocesan Health Facilities group, is a skilled nursing center that has the distinction of being one of a very few southeastern Massachusetts facilities offering dedicated Alzheimer’s units. They also offer a support group for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers one Tuesday each month; they accommodate your schedule by hosting the group from 12:30 – 2 pm and against from 6 – 7:30 pm. Catholic Memorial Home ensures a safe, secure environment for group attendees and fosters emotional and spiritual well-being for them and their care recipients.

  1. Chicopee Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
    @Chicopee_MA
    3rd Wednesday of Each Month, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
    Chicopee, MA

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The City of Chicopee’s Council on Aging offers several support groups for residents. Their Alzheimer’s support group is for caregivers of older adults living with the disease or related types of dementia. The group meets once a month and gives caregivers emotional and educational support.

  1. Cohasset Sunrise Senior Living Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
    @SunriseSrLiving
    1st Wednesday of Each Month, 6 – 8 pm

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Sunrise Senior Living communities provide a wide range of personalized senior living services. They also offer support to caregivers including the Sunrise of Cohasset’s Alzheimer’s disease and dementia caregiver support group. The group meets once a month, and if you are interested in participating, you should contact Sunrise of Cohasset to join the group.

  1. Community VNA Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support
    1st Tuesday of Each Month, Except August, from 1:30 - 2:30 pm
    Attleboro, MA

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Striving to deliver quality care and services to improve the quality of life for individuals and their families, Community VNA is an organization in a family of non-profit, community-based agencies and programs. They also sponsor several support groups, like the Alzheimer’s disease caregiver support group, that are free of charge and open to the public. If you provide care for someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia and are in the Attleboro area, you can attend the support group once a month, except for August when the group does not meet.

  1. Concord Park's Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group
    @SLRSeniorLiving
    2nd Wednesday of Each Month, 3 pm
    Concord, MA

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Concord Park offers independent and assisted living options in addition to their state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood that features innovative, research-based programming in affiliation with the Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center for people with memory loss. They also offer a support group for those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia once a month that is open to the public. Please RSVP or contact Concord Park for more information.

  1. Cornerstone at Canton's Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group
    @SLRSeniorLiving
    Last Wednesday of Each Month, 6 pm
    Canton, MA

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Cornerstone at Canton Assisted Living and Memory Support Community features an open campus memory support program for assisted living residents with mild cognitive impairment and a secure Compass Memory Support Neighborhood that is affiliated with the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Their Alzheimer’s and dementia support group is certified by the Alzheimer’s Association and open to the public. If you are interested in attending, call 781-821-3616 or send an email to Cornerstone at Canton.

  1. Dalton Senior Center Alzheimer's/Memory Impairment Caregiver Support Group
    3rd Thursday of each Month, 4:30 – 6 pm
    Dalton, MA

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The Dalton Senior Center/Council on Aging strives to identify and meet community needs by coordinating services and developing new ones as needed. They also work to inform and support the community, and one way in which they do so is offering the Alzheimer’s/Memory Impairment Caregiver Support Group. This support group is facilitated by Kelly Pizzi, full-time director, and Robert Dean and includes a provided meal. Please note, you do need to register if you plan to attend. 

  1. Dartmouth Early Stage Alzheimer's Care Partner Group
    @DartmouthMa
    2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month from 3:00 - 4:30 pm
    South Dartmouth, MA

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A senior center supported by the Dartmouth Council on Aging, The Center offers several programs and services for seniors in the community. Twice a month, they host the Early Stage Alzheimer’s Care Partner Group. This group is comprised of two simultaneous support groups – one for people in the early stages of the disease and one for their caregivers.

  1. Dodge Park Caregiver's Support Group
    @dodgepark
    2nd Tuesday and 3rd Wednesday of Each Month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    Worcester, MA

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Dodge Park Rest Home makes its caregiver’s support group open to everyone, even if you are not a resident or a resident’s family member. This free support group features a light supper and activity and provides a safe space for learning, sharing tips, and meeting others who care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

  1. Duxbury Council on Aging Alzheimer's Caregiver Educational Support Group
    @DuxSeniorCtr
    1st and 3rd Tuesday of Each Month, 1:30 – 3 pm
    Duxbury, MA

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The Duxbury Senior Center provides outreach, support, education, transportation, nutrition, social day, and fitness and wellness programs. They also host a caregiver support group, facilitated by Hope Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services, for people who care for those with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. The group welcomes newcomers and sometimes features educational speakers who offer everything from coping strategies to valuable resources.

  1. Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group at Home Instead Senior Care
    @homeinstead
    3rd Thursday of Each Month, 10 – 11:30 am
    Pittsfield, MA

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Home Instead Senior Care of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, offers a support group for family caregivers of those in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Attendees learn more about the disease and related memory loss and forms of dementia. The group is co-facilitated by Dr. Jay Ellis and Donna Smith, and you should register to attend by calling (413) 442-0907.

  1. Early to Mid-Stage Alzheimer's Support Groups for Patients
    @SALMONHealth
    2nd and 4th Thursday of Each Month, 10:30am – 12:00pm
    Westborough, MA

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SALMON Health provides senior living healthcare options across a continuum of care. Their Early to Mid-Stage Alzheimer’s Support Groups for Patience at held twice a month at Whitney Place in Westborough. For more information, call (508) 603-7324, ext. 3543. 

  1. Fairhaven Council on Aging's Caring for Someone with Memory Impairment
    1st Wednesday of Each Month, 1 – 2 pm
    Fairhaven, MA

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The Fairhaven Council on Aging hosts Caring for Someone with Memory Impairment, a support group that meets once a month at the Senior Center. If you plan to attend and give advance notice, you can take advantage of the free on-site social day car or the free in-home respite care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s while you meet with other caregivers and receive support at the meeting.

  1. Fairview Hospital Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    3rd Monday of Each Month, 5 – 6 pm
    Great Barrington, MA
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Fairview Hospital is a member of Berkshire Health Systems and ranks in the top 10% of hospitals across the nation for high patient satisfaction by Healthgrades. The hospital also offers an Alzheimer’s support group for caregivers once a month that is facilitated by Marcia McKenzie, Med, of the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, call (413) 787-1113.

  1. Greater Milford Area Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers Support Group
    @SLRSeniorLiving
    2nd Thursday of Each Month, 5 – 6:30 pm
    Milford, MA

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The Greater Milford Area Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group is held at Cornerstone at Milford, an assisted living and memory care facility offering service-enriched living and a state-of-the-art memory care program that treats the symptoms of memory loss in their Compass Memory Support Neighborhood. Their caregivers support group for those caring for people living with the disease or other forms of dementia is facilitated by Emily Ann, director of the Compass Memory Support Neighborhood, and is certified by the Alzheimer’s Association. Please note, attendees should RSVP by calling (508) 473-0035 because hor d’oeuvres and refreshments are served during the meeting.

  1. Greater Westfield Area Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group
    @SLRSeniorLiving
    Last Wednesday of Each Month, 6 pm
    Westfield, MA

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Armbrook Village is Westfield’s newest senior living community and offers several options for residents including independent living, assisted living, Compass ConnectedLIFE for those with mild cognitive impairment, Compass Memory Support for those with Alzheimer’s and related dementia, and short-term stays. They also offer the Greater Westfield Area Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group, which is affiliated with the Alzheimer’s Association and sponsored by the Compass Memory Support Neighborhood of Armbrook Village. The group features guest lecturers every other month. If you would like to join this support group, please RSVP by calling (413) 568-000.

  1. Heywood Hospital Caregiver Support Group
    @HeywoodHospital
    One Wednesday Each Month, Except November and December 2 – 3 pm
    Gardner, MA

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Heywood hospital is a community hospital that is a member of Heywood Healthcare. They host a Caregiver Support Group for family and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia one Wednesday each month, except during the months of November and December. Typically, the group meets on the first Wednesday of the month, but some months vary. The group is co-sponsored by the Geriatric Psychiatry and Social Service Departments and meetings are held in the Community Education Conference Room. To attend, or for more information, contact Josh Diggins or Ann Fenlason at (978) 630-6325.

  1. Home Instead Senior Care Alzheimer's Support Group
    @homeinstead
    4th Saturday of Each Month, 10 am
    Pittsfield, MA

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Home Instead of Pittsfield hosts an Alzheimer’s Support Group for families and friends of individuals living with the disease or another form of dementia. Attendees enjoy coffee and conversation one Saturday a month. If you would like to attend this weekend support group, please contact Bobbie Orsi at (413) 442-0907.

  1. Kimball Farms Retirement Community Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Group
    2nd Monday of Each Month, 1:30 – 3 pm
    Lenox, MA

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Kimball Farms is a not-for-profit retirement community in the heart of the Berkshires. This continuing care retirement community offers a continuum of care including traditional assisted living, Life Enrichment memory care, and a nursing care center for residents requiring advanced memory care or skilled nursing. They also offer the Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Group once a month in the conference room. Meetings are facilitated by licensed community social worker Jackie Tripicco, and attendees should call (413) 637-7037 to register before attending this Alzheimer’s support group.

  1. Leominster Public Library Alzheimer's Support Group
    1st Tuesday of Each Month, 6 – 8 pm
    Leominster, MA

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The Leominster Public Library holds a support group each month for caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The group welcomes new members and creates a compassionate, understanding atmosphere. Bob Cote and Bill Carter are the co-facilitators of the support group; both men lost their wives in 2015 after serving as caregivers for them, and they want to support others who care for their loved ones. Meetings may include guest speakers such as elder care attorneys or healthcare professionals, and each session addresses a topic or challenge with which attendees find themselves needing additional support in order to cope.

  1. LifePath Dementia Caregivers' Support Group
    @LifePathMA
    1st and 3rd Wednesday, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    Turners Falls, MA

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LifePath, formerly known as Franklin County Home Care Corporation, helps patients and their caregivers determine the best options for their needs. They also host the Dementia Caregivers’ Support Group for people who care for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Molly Chambers hosts this in-person support group and encourages caregivers to ask questions, share experiences, and find answers. Some meetings feature speakers and films addressing Alzheimer’s or dementia and caregiver challenges.

  1. Massachusetts General Hospital Alzheimer's Disease Family Support Group
    @MGHNeurology
    4th Wednesday of Each Month, Except November and December, 1 – 3 pm
    Boston, MA

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Massachusetts General Hospital’s neurology department is ranked third in the United States for neurology/neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. They work to find new treatments and cures “to eliminate the devastating impact of neurological disorders.” And, their Memory Disorders Unit hosts a monthly support group free of charge for caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The group meets the last Wednesday of each month, except for November and December, when it meets the third Wednesday.

  1. Methuen's Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    @SLRSeniorLiving
    3rd Thursday of Each Month, 6 pm
    Methuen, MA

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Methuen’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets at Methuen Village once a month. Methuen Village at Riverwalk Park offers assisted living, Compass Memory Support, and short-term stays. They also offer the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, which is certified by the Alzheimer’s Association and is open to the public. Light refreshments are served, so please call (978) 685-2220 to RSVP.

  1. Mystic Valley Elder Services Alzheimer's Support Group
     Every Other Wednesday, 10 – 11:30 am
    Malden, MA

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Mystic Valley Elder Services supports the well-being and dignity of seniors, caregivers, and adults living with disabilities in areas in and around Chelsea, Malden, North Reading, and Wakefield, Massachusetts. Twice a month, their Alzheimer’s Support Group welcomes partners and spouses of people living with the disease. You do not need to RSVP to attend, but it is recommended that you speak with Family Caregiver Support Coordinator Kathy Learned before you attend; contact her at (781) 388-2350.

  1. North Quabbin Adult Day Health Center Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    @GVNAHC
    2nd Wednesday of Each Month, 3 – 4 pm
    Athol, MA

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A multifaceted agency, GVNA HealthCare services 31 cities and towns in Massachusetts with a wide range of homecare services. They also host an Alzheimer’s caregiver support group at the North Quabbin Adult Day Health Center once a month that focuses on the disease and related memory disorders. For more information, call (978) 248-9470.

  1. NVNA and Hospice Mid-Stage Alzheimer's Support Group
    @NVNAandHospice
    2nd Wednesday of Each Month, 10:30 am – 12 pm
    Norwell, MA

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NVNA and Hospice is an award-winning, non-profit home healthcare and hospice agency that serves and educates 27 of Boston’s South Shore communities. They also offer a support group for Alzheimer’s caregivers that are facilitated by trained, certified Alzheimer’s professionals. The group is open to all South Shore caregivers who care for loved ones with the disease and a related form of dementia, and attendees can expect to receive information and resources, education and support, and strategies and techniques for addressing caregiving challenges.

  1. Plymouth Council on Aging Alzheimer's Support Group
    4th Wednesday of Each Month, 2 pm
    Plymouth, MA

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The Plymouth Council on Aging operates a Senior Center on Nook Road to provide services for Plymouth residents ages 60 and older. They offer several programs and activities, and they also host an Alzheimer’s Support Group once a month. For more information, call (508) 830-4230.

  1. SALMON Health and Retirement Alzheimer's Support Groups
    @SALMONHealth
    Various Times
    Throughout the State

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SALMON Health offers senior living options for seniors at nearly any stage of their care needs. Their Alzheimer’s Support Groups are free and open to the public and invite caregivers of loved ones with the disease and other forms of dementia to share their feelings and ideas. They also create a supportive environment for attendees to brainstorm solutions to address caregiving challenges. Each meeting is facilitated by a professional who is trained in Alzheimer’s/dementia care. The support groups are held throughout the state and are located on multiple campuses. Please call (508) 859-5407 for more information.

  1. Smart Patients Caregivers Community in Partnership with Family Caregiver Alliance
    @smart_patients
    Online

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An online community that encourages patients and caregivers to share and learn from one another, Smart Patients Caregivers Community helps improve caregivers’ quality of life in addition to that of their loved ones. The community works in partnership with the Family Caregiver Alliance and invites caregivers from across the country to share, interact, and learn from one another in a safe, supportive environment. Find support when you need it online and don’t fret about waiting for a scheduled meeting when you participate in a Smart Patients Caregivers Community.

  1. South Weymouth Church of the Nazarene Early Stage Alzheimer's Care Partner Support Group
    @SWNazarene
    1st Wednesday of Each Month, October – May, 10:30 am – 12 pm
    South Weymouth, MA

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The South Weymouth Church of the Nazarene is an active church located 14 miles south of Boston. Facilitated by NVNA and Hospice, the South Weymouth Church of the Nazarene Early State Alzheimer’s Care Partner Support Group is for individuals with early stage dementia and care partners. Please note, this Alzheimer’s support group meets October through May only.

  1. Sol
    @alska_care
    Online

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Alska is a web-based tool designed to optimize communication between caregiving teams. Sol is one part of the Alska toolbox that gives caregivers an online support group and is especially helpful when you cannot get away to attend a support group meeting in your area. Simply log on and connect with other caregivers from Massachusetts or anywhere else in the country. If you subscribe to Alska, you will receive unlimited access to the Sol support groups and webinars as part of your paid monthly membership.

  1. St. Timothy Catholic Church Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    Once a Month
    Norwood, MA

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St. Timothy Catholic Church offers an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group once a month for people who care for loved ones with the disease or a related dementia. Attendees will find a place where they are free to share their experiences, learn about the disease, find resources, and support one another in coping with the disease. If you plan to attend, or if you want more information, call and speak with the Parish Nurse at (781) 769-2522.

  1. Sugar Hill Assisted Living Community Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
    @BaneCareMA
    Last Tuesday of Each Month, 1 – 2 pm
    Dalton, MA

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Sugar Hill is an assisted living facility featuring a specially designed, secured memory care neighborhood for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or a related memory disorder. They also offer an Alzheimer’s caregiver support group once a month. The group is facilitated by Dr. Jay Ellis and Anne Shartrand, LSW. For more information, call (413) 684-0100

  1. Village at Proprietor’s Green Daytime Alzheimer's Support Group
    3rd Wednesday of Each Month from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Marshfield, MA

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Village at Proprietor’s Green is a premier senior rental community offering independent living, assisted living, and assisted living memory care options. They also offer a Daytime Alzheimer’s Support Group facilitated by Beth Stewart, LICSW and Jennifer Rohnstock, LPN. Attendees share their experiences and connect with other caregivers while learning new ways to care for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Please call (781) 222-3727 to register and reserve your spot at the next Village at Proprietor’s Green Daytime Alzheimer’s Support Group.

  1. The Windrose at Weymouth Caregiver Support Group for Memory Loss
    2nd Tuesday of Each Month, 2 – 3:30 pm
    East Weymouth

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The Windrose at Weymouth serves the South Shore and is a premier residence for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other memory impairments. They offer a caregiver support group for people providing care to loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other memory loss once a month. For more information, call (781) 331-5555.