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 http://www.alz.org/ct/in_my_community_support.asp.
-- 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.”
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: http://www.alznorcal.org/CalendarSearch.htm
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.