Dementia Caregiver Support Group
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Dementia Caregiver Support Group Meetings Open to All!
Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm-7:30pm at 801 Poquonnock Road, Groton.
Our Meetings are held on the third Sunday of every month from ^:30pm-7:30pm at 220 Old Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook.
Course for Dementia Caregivers on Udemy produced by Mind Matters:
This is an excellent course teaching you the Montessori Principles of Dementia Care. It is for all caregivers
to use in any setting.
Free - Online Training & Education Center
The Alzheimer’s Association “Online Training and Education Center” offers free online courses available 24/7. Some of the classes are available in both English and Spanish.
Classes available at this link >
Other Caregiver Support Groups in SECT:
L+ M Hospital / Wave Café
Caregiver Support Group
First Tuesday of the month - Please check for COVID updates
4:00 pm-5:30 pm
365 Montauk Ave, New London, CT
860-442-0711, x2483 or x2078
Academy Point at Mystic
Caregiver Support Group
First Wednesday of the month - Please check for COVID updates
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
20 Academy Lane, Mystic, CT
Community Yoga Class in Groton
Free for Groton/Mystic Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group members. No registration required. Yoga is a great way to help manage the stress and overwhelm that comes with being a caregiver.
Mondays, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm - Please check for COVID updates
City of Groton Parks & Recreation
295 Meridian St / Groton, CT
Alzheimer's Association 24-Hour Helpline: 800-272-3900
CT Department of Social Services, Aging Services (CT Department of Aging; CT Title 19): 866-218-6631
CT State Ombudsman Program, Department of Rehabilitation Services: Lindsay Jesshop, Regional Ombudsman 860-823-3366 (Norwich location); Brenda Foreman firstname.lastname@example.org 860-424-5758 (Hartford location)
Support & Education:
Assured Quality Homecare- Providing Clients and families with in-home care services.
Alzheimer's Association — the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
ALZConnected® — an online community for people with dementia, caregivers, family and friends.
Community Resource Finder — a tool for finding local resources, programs and support.
Caregiver.com — Products and services are developed for caregivers, about caregivers and by caregivers.
Eldercare Locator — Public Service of the US Administration on Aging. Toll-free support: 800-677-1116, including support services, housing, and elder rights.
Family Caregiver Alliance (National) — Center on Caregiving
Family Caregiver Alliance (State-by-State) — help for family caregivers
Family Caregiving — online community and phone support at 877-333-5885.
Groton Senior Center — a valuable resource for seminars about Dementia and Caregiver Support.
Green-Field Library — the nation’s largest library dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease with material accessible virtually.
Inspire Physical Therapy and Wellness- Physical and Occupational therapy services brought to your home.
Mystic Geriatrics Institute — Helpful information for seniors to enjoy the golden years of their lives.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys — Attorneys who specialize in the legal issues of Elder Americans.
National Council on Aging (NCOA) Benefits Check-up: Discover available benefits programs in your area.
New England Cognitive Center — NECC programs are designed to provide older adults with comprehensive mental workouts that maintain or improve cognitive functioning.
Power up to Parkinson's- Dr. Shayla Adams and Dr. Robin Ely provide a wellness program specifically for People with Parkinson's disease.
Seniors Helping Seniors — Caregivers that understand the impacts of memory impairment, and are trained in how to care for a senior with dementia and how to be of assistance to you.
Senior Resources Agency on Aging — Located in Norwich, CT. Get your questions answered and find resources for your aging loved one.
Town of Groton Police Department Cognitive Safety & Awareness Program — We’re here to help individuals and families affected by dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, and TBIs. Stay safe. Stay informed. Get Help. Contact OFC. McClelland at 860-441-6712 or email@example.com for more information.
Title 19 Specialist
12 Roosevelt Ave
Mystic, CT 06355
If you know of any other helpful resources, please contact Robin at: firstname.lastname@example.org