Dementia Caregiver Support Groups
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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 6:30pm-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 email@example.com 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.
Elder Life Care Planning- Elena Goggin is a Director of Life Care Planning and a Certified Elder Care Coordinator with over 30 years of experience in the legal, financial and insurance industries. She will help you with care management and finding the resources you need, and she will advocate for the Elder’s right to remain in their home or community with assistance.
Euro-American Connections and Homecare- Home care agency out of Berlin, Connecticut.
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.
Parentgiving- A retailer of home care supplies and elderly care equipment with a learning center page that has information on Alzheimer's disease that can be useful to caregivers.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Title 19 Specialist
12 Roosevelt Ave
Mystic, CT 06355