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 Collaborative,” a support group for those in early stages of memory loss – initial screening required.  For more information contact Jane Sherman at janeshermanllc@mac.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

The Memory Lane Cafe
A social gathering for individuals diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers.
Second Monday,1:00-3:00 p.m.
Mud Creek Baptist Church
403 Rutledge Rd, Hendersonville
For more information 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.
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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

Hendersonville
3:30 PM- 3rd Tuesday
First United Methodist Church 204
204 6th Avenue West

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