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Alzheimer's Support Groups And Organizations

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According to the Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 100 caregiver support groups in the state and six groups for people living with Alzheimer's or a similar dementia. For information about meeting times and locations, contact the Alzheimer's Association 24-Hour Helpline at 800-272-3900 or visit their website at

-- William Weir | Hartford Courant

Alzheimer’s Resource Center of Connecticut

Alzheimer’s Recourse Center conducts research and provides care to individuals with dementia, and support groups for family members.

The Alzheimer's Resource Center of CT
1261 South Main Street
Plantsville, CT 06479


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Mission: “To provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.”


Alzheimer’s Association

Leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Alzheimer’s Association offers support groups all over the US. The Connecticut Chapter is located in Rocky Hill, and there are various support groups that meet throughout Connecticut. Alzheimer’s Association provides ALZConnected, an online communication forum

To search for a local support group:

24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900

Family Caregiver Alliance: National Center on Caregiving

The FCA provides the Caregiver Online Group for caregivers of adults living with Alzheimer’s, stroke, brain injury, and other chronic health conditions. Mission: “Support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.”


Caregiver Action Network

Provides education, support, and resources for caregivers of people with a variety of health conditions.


Children of Aging Parents

Provides support and information to help caregivers assisting an aging parent.


Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International

DASNI’s purpose is to, “respect and dignity for persons with dementia, provide a forum for the exchange of information, encourage support mechanisms such as local groups, counseling, and internet linkages, and to advocate for services.”
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Foundation

Investigates under-examined treatments of Alzheimer’s disease.
Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation

The Fisher Center is a team of scientists focused on the cause, care, and cure of Alzheimer’s disease. The goal of the website is to educate people about Alzheimer’s and create a supportive, online community.



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