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.
Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA). Offers online caregiver support groups for families, partners, and other caregivers of adults with Alzheimer’s.
Pro Health. Offers search capability for finding support groups for caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease. www.prohealth.com/supportgroups
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.
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