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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


MEETING DATES:

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

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

TIME:

6:00 pm–7:00 pm

LOCATIONS:

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

CONTACT:

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:

 

Caregiver Training

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
860-245-1977


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

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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 brenda.foreman@ct.gov 860-424-5758 (Hartford location)

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Resources CT

Support & Education:


Financial

Title 19 Specialist
Michelle Dempsey
12 Roosevelt Ave
Mystic, CT 06355
860-245-8165

Legal

Cloutier & Cassella, LLC
James McClure, Attorney
29 Elm Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860-388-3456

Wellness

Mystic Spine and Sport
Dr. Tyler Page
12 Coogan Blvd / Suite 202
Mystic, CT 06355
860-245-4620


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