Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups CT

Build a caregiver support system with people who understand in a safe and supportive environment.

Supporting Caregivers in Southeastern CT, Southern RI and beyond!


Groton / Mystic ...and Beyond!

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group


2nd & 4th Wednesday of the Month
Upcoming Meetings:

Please check our calendar here often as meeting dates can sometimes change.


6:00 pm–7:00 pm


Groton Senior Center
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 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!

Groton Senior Center Map:


Caregiver Training

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

By Academy Point at Mystic and Senior Resources Agency on Aging. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week educational program for family and friends caring for older adults with cognitive and chronic challenges. The program focuses on the self-care of family caregivers and covers topics such as reducing personal stress, communicating in challenging situations and mastering caregiving decisions. Refreshments will be served.

Six consecutive Wednesdays starting September 11th
Academy Point at Mystic
20 Academy Lane
Mystic, CT 06355
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

For more info or to RSVP:

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

Caregiver Activities

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

Helpful Contacts:

  • 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 860-424-5758 (Hartford location)

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Resources CT

Support & Education:


Title 19 Specialist
Michelle Dempsey
12 Roosevelt Ave
Mystic, CT 06355


Cloutier & Cassella, LLC
James McClure, Attorney
29 Elm Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475


Mystic Spine and Sport
Dr. Tyler Page
12 Coogan Blvd / Suite 202
Mystic, CT 06355

If you know of any other helpful resources, please contact Jessica.