Groton / Mystic ...and Beyond!
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
2nd & 4th Wednesday of the Month
July 24 - Last meeting at Zbierski House
August 14 - Meetings Moving to Groton Senior Center starting in August
August 28 - Groton Senior Center
September 11 - Groton Senior Center
Please check our calendar here often as meeting dates can sometimes change.
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Zbierski House - July 24th only!
Eastern Point Beach
1 Beach Pond Road
Groton, CT 06340
Groton Senior Center - Starting Aug 14th
102 Newtown Rd
Groton CT 06340
Email Jessica Patterson
or call/text 860-389-8775
Thank you to the City of Groton for their generous support and usage of the Zbierski House and the Groton Senior Center.
Free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Meetings Open to All!
Our free Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group Meetings are here to provide emotional, educational, and social support to people who are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. This group welcomes caregivers, family members, neighbors, community members, and professionals from anywhere in Connecticut, Rhode Island and beyond!
Zbierski House Map:
Groton Senior Center Map:
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 month
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 month
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
City of Groton Parks & Recreation
295 Meridian St / Groton, CT
If you know of any other educational, supportive or recreational events, please contact Jessica.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Resources
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:
Alzheimer's Association — the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center — a resource for caregivers, family and friends that provides reliable information and access to helpful online tools.
ALZConnected® — an online community for people with dementia, caregivers, family and friends.
Alzheimer’s Navigator® — an innovative tool for creating a customized plan of action for life with Alzheimer’s.
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.
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.
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.