Support Groups

Athens Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support GrouAthens Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Join us for lunch and support on caregiving for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The meeting will provide an opportunity for individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease to fellowship with other caregivers, participate in educational programs, and have questions answered about their loved one’s care.

The Group meets from 12:00 to 1:00 on the third Tuesday of the month at the Bentley Adult Day Health Center, 135 Hoyt Street, Athens GA 30601.

Please contact Robin Lacrimosa, Director of Adult Day Health, for more information at (706) 549-7301.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Groups

Join other relative caregivers for education and support. Group discussion topics vary from month to month and may include informational materials and guest speakers. This group meets each month except December.

The Athens, Madison, Oconee, and Jackson Group meets from 12:00 to 1:30 on the third Thursday of the month at the Athens Community Council on Aging, 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA 30601.

The Barrow and Walton Group meets from 12:00 to 1:30 on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Rivers of Mercy Church, 714 Davis Street, Monroe, GA 30655.

Please contact Anna Ceravolo, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program Coordinator, for more information at (706) 549-4850.

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