Support Groups

MemoryCaregiver Network Groups

For more information on The Network groups contact Mary Donnelly at network@memorycare.org
FLETCHER GROUP

First Tuesday of every month, 1:00-3:00 p.m
Fletcher Seventh Day Adventist Church (lower level entrance)
1141 Howard Gap Rd., Fletcher (Next to Park Ridge Hospital)

NEW HOPE GROUP

Third Tuesday of every month, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church (across from Givens Estates entrance)
3070 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden
Meets concurrently with the “Memory Loss Navigators,” a support group for those in early stages of memory loss. Pre-screening required. Contact Meg Kelley, 828.301.0529, avant_garden@msn.com

NORTH ASHEVILLE GROUP (formerly the Weaverville Group)

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Woodfin YMCA, Suite 101 (Upper level multipurpose room)
40 N. Merrimon Ave. (at Exit 23 off I-26)

 

Support Groups by County


BUNCOMBE COUNTY

ASHEVILLE

Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter
Help and support for family caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s or related dementia.  All are welcome.  (828) 254-7363.

First Tuesday, 6:00pm- Emerald Ridge Nursing Center, 25 Reynolds Mtn. Blvd. info: (828) 645-6619, Connie Bradbury.
Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm – Aston Park Health Care Center, 380 Brevard Rd.  (828) 253- 4437.

Caring for Aging Parents Education and Support
Third Monday, 5 to 6:30 pm at 1 Hospital Drive, Room 4402 (Formerly 445 Biltmore Bldg). CAPES program is an education and support group for anyone caring for or concerned about an older parent. (828) 277-8288 ext. 307.

CarePartners – Caregivers Support Group
Third Wednesday, 3-5 pm, CarePartners Adult Day Services, 68-A Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville.  Sandy Norbo. (828) 277-3399.

CarePartners – Aphasia
First Monday, 11:00 am-12:00 noon.  For persons who have speech and reading problems resulting from a stroke and for their caregivers. 68 Sweeten Creek Rd.  (828) 684-9619.

CarePartners Bereavement Support Groups
CarePartners Main Campus, Call for more information: (828) 251-0126.

MemoryCaregivers Network Group
Third Tuesday of every month, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church (across from Givens Estates entrance)
3070 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden
(Meets concurrently with the “Memory Loss Collaborative,” a support group for those in early stages of memory loss – initial screening required.  For more information contact Mel Kelley, avant_garden@msn.com)

 


HENDERSON COUNTY

HENDERSONVILLE

Henderson County Caregiver Support Group
Meets every third Tuesday, 1:30 – 3:30PM.
First United Methodist Church.
204 6th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28739.
For more information, contact Lisa Kauffman at 828.696.9799.

Support Groups at the Creek
Two separate groups for those in early stages of dementia and their significant others.
Every Thursday afternoon,1:30-3:30 p.m.
Registration required
Mud Creek Baptist Church
403 Rutledge Rd, Hendersonville
For more information, or to register, contact Patty at AlzMaze@gmail.com

The Memory Lane Cafe
Provides social interaction for those with dementia and their caregivers.
Second Monday of each month, 1:00-3:00PM.
Those with diagnosis must be accompanied by a caregiver unless they drive themselves to The Memory Lane.
Mud Creek Baptist Church
403 Rutledge Rd, Hendersonville
For more information, or to register, contact Patty at AlzMaze@gmail.com

FLETCHER

MemoryCaregivers Network Group
First Tuesday of every month, 1:00-3:00 p.m
Fletcher Seventh Day Adventist Church (lower level enterance)
1141 Howard Gap Rd., Fletcher (East of Park Ridge Hospital)
For more information contact Mary Donnelly, (828) 230.4143, network@memorycare.org

 

MITCHELL COUNTY
SPRUCE PINE

Care & Share
First Friday of each month, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Hospice & Palliative Care of The Blur Ridge
36 Hospital Dr., Spruce Pine
for more information, contact Jane Ouzts at jnutouzts@yahoo.com

 

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY

BREVARD

Growing Through Grief Support Group
First and Third Tuesdays, 5:15 pm, in the Brevard-Davidson Presbyterian Church parlor.  300 E. Main Street.  Liz Cozart, (828) 883-5251.

This list was assembled for the Region B Family Caregiver Advisory Committee.


Alzheimer’s Association Western Carolina Chapter- Mountain Area Family Support Group Meeting Schedule

The facilitators are volunteers; please call them only for questions directly related to the support group. Please call the Chapter office, 800-888-6671 or the 24 hour Helpline 800-272-3900, for information on Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders, resources, educational programs, support group changes, or other questions! NO SOLICITATIONS PLEASE.
For more NC Counties click this link

AVERY COUNTY

Newland
1:30 PM- 3rd Tuesday
Avery Senior Center
165 Shulz Circle

BUNCOMBE COUNTY

Asheville
6:30 PM – 2nd Tuesday
Aston Park Health Care
380 Brevard Road

CATAWBA COUNTY

Hickory
5:00 PM- 3rd Tuesday
The Lutheran Home (Springs Road)
1265 21st Street N.E.

Newton
6:00 PM- 3rd Thursday
Carillon Assisted Living
1088 Radio Station Drive

HAYWOOD COUNTY

Waynesville
5:30 PM- 4th Tuesday
First United Methodist Church
566 South Haywood Street

HENDERSON COUNTY

RUTHERFORD COUNTY

Rutherfordton
6:30 PM- 3rd Tuesday
The Perry Moore House
264 North Main Street

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY

Brevard
5:30 PM- 4th Thursday
KOALA Adult Day Services, 242 Medical Park Dr.
90 Hospital Drive

YANCEY COUNTY

Burnsville
2:00 PM- 3rd Monday
Yancey County Senior Center
10 Swiss Avenue