Fact Sheet

Caregiver & Alzheimer's Support Groups

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

In most cases, the primary caregiver of someone with Alzheimer's disease will be a loved one, a spouse, adult child, or close companion. View our comprehensive list of Alzheimer's disease support groups so you can get the support you need.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)

Offers a nationwide hotline, support groups, conferences, and other hands-on services. Refers people to appropriate community medical and/or support services.
www.alzfdn.org/EducationandCare/strategiesforsuccess.html
1-866-232-8484

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)

Offers online caregiver support groups for families, partners, and other caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s.
www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp
1-800-445-8106

Pro Health

Offers search capability for finding support groups for caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease.
www.prohealth.com/supportgroups
1-800-366-6056

Well Spouse Association

Offers support to the wives, husbands, and partners of chronically ill or disabled people. Search for support groups nationwide. Also, sponsors recreational respite opportunities.
www.wellspouse.org/support/support-groups/find-a-local-group.html
1-800-838-0879

The information provided is a public service of the BrightFocus Foundation and is not intended to constitute medical advice. It should not in any way substitute for the advice of a qualified healthcare professional. Please consult your physician for personalized medical advice; all medications and supplements should only be taken under medical supervision. BrightFocus Foundation does not endorse any medical product or therapy.

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