Local Support for Clients and Caregivers
MemoryCaregivers Network Support Groups
Free and open to the public.
For more information contact Mary Donnelly (828)-230-4143, email@example.com
Park Ridge Group (formerly the Calvary Episcopal group)
First Tuesday of every month, 1:00-3:00 p.m
Fletcher Seventh Day Adventist Church (main 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 "MemoryCare Club," our support group for people in early stages of memory loss)
Fourth Tuesday of every month, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Weaverville First Baptist Church (lower level)
63 N. Main St., Weaverville
For persons with Early Memory Loss:
"Early Memory Loss Collaborative"
Third Tuesday of every month, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Education and support to enhance understanding of and coping with memory loss. Participants must be willing and able to discuss memory loss topics and want to be in a group. Initial screening required, please call for further information.
For more information about the MemoryCare Club, contact Jane Sherman at (845) 641-4680 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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NEW Memory Loss Caregivers Support Group
An education & support group
sponsored by the
Highland Farms Residents’ Corporation
Meeting every second Tuesday
Lounge Room 3 (lower level)
J-K entrance of Brookside Building
Highland Farms Retirement Community, Black Mountain, NC
For more information, contact:
Mary Donnelly or Pat Hilgendorf
Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter – Help and support for family caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. All are welcome. 254-7363
* Fourth Tuesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Weaverville First Baptist Church, Weaverville; for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other memory disorders. Contact Mary Donnelly (828.230.4143) or Pat Hilgendorf (828.645.9189) or email email@example.com.
* First Tuesday, 6:00pm- Emerald Ridge Nursing Center, 25 Reynolds Mtn. Blvd. info: 645-6619, Connie Bradbury.
* Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm - Aston Park Health Care Center, 380 Brevard Rd.
Caring for Aging Parents Education and Support.Third Monday, 5 to 6:30 pm at Mission’s Women’s Resource Center, 50 Doctors Drive. CAPES program is an education and support group for anyone caring for or concerned about an older parent. 277-8288 or 213-4542
CarePartners - Caregivers Support Group: Third Wednesday, 3-5 pm, CarePartners Adult Day Services, 68-A Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville. Sandy Norbo. 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. 684-9619
CarePartners Bereavement Support Groups– CarePartners Main Campus, Call for more information: 251-0126
Weaverville Caregivers Support Group-Fourth Tuesday, 1:00pm-3:00pm First Baptist Church of Weaverville, 63 North Main. For family and friends of people memory loss. Info: 645-9189 or 230-4143
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups
* Second Tuesday, 10:00am
Baptist Association Building, corner of Willow and Hebron
Care for persons with dementia is available for those who can function in a social setting without their caregiver for over one hour. Free. 808-8635
* Second Thursday, 3:00 pm, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900 Blythe St.
* Third Tuesday, 3:30 pm, First United Methodist Church, 204 6th Avenue West. 696-1923
GriefShare Support Group
Second and Fourth Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 204 6th Avenue West 693-4275
Grief Support Group
First Wednesday, 4-5 pm, Pardee Health Education Center, 1800 Four Seasons Blvd. 692-4600 or www.pardeehospital.org
First Tuesday 1:00pm -3:00pm Caalvary Episcopal Church, 28040 Hendersonville Rd. (Enter on Old Airport Rd.) across from Ingles.
Park Ridge Stroke/Aphasia support group
Third Thursday, 3-4:30 pm., Park Ridge Home Health facility, 895 Howard Gap Road, Fletcher. For patients, caregivers and family. Light refreshments. 687-5261
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Last Tuesday, 6:00 pm
Madison Manor, 345 Manor Road
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Fourth Thursday, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Transylvania Regional Hospital, Newland Conference Room
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, 883-5251
This list was assembled for the Region B Family Caregiver Advisory Committee.
Adult day care centers are available to provide respite to caregivers and also to give loved ones, who need constant supervision, a safe and stimulating environment during the daytime. Programs in our area:
68 Sweeten Creek Rd 7:30am - 6:00pm
Asheville 28803 Sat, 9:00am - 5:00pm
35 Candler School Rd 7:30am - 5:30pm
Candler, NC 28715
Jewish Family Services Tuesday (closed May 8th)
236 Charlotte Street 11:00am - 2:00pm
JFS Elder Day Club
Congregation Beth Israel
229 Murdock Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Marci's Adult Day Services Mon.-Sat.
5 West Oakview Rd 7:00am-6:00pm
23 Medical Park Circle
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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1:30 PM- 3rd Tuesday
Avery Senior Center
165 Shulz Circle
6:30 PM - 2nd Tuesday
Aston Park Health Care
380 Brevard Road
6:00 PM-3rd Thursday
First Baptist Church
503 Park Street
5:00 PM- 3rd Tuesday
The Lutheran Home (Springs Road)
1265 21st Street N.E.
6:00 PM- 3rd Thursday
Carillon Assisted Living
1088 Radio Station Drive
5:30 PM- 4th Tuesday
First United Methodist Church
566 South Haywood Street
10:00 AM- 2nd Tuesday
Carolina Baptist Association Office
601 Hebron Street (Corner of Willow and Hebron)
3:30 PM- 3rd Tuesday
First United Methodist Church 204
204 6th Avenue West
6:00 PM- Last Tuesday
345 Manor Road
5:30 PM- 4th Thursday
Transylvania Community Hospital
90 Hospital Drive
2:00 PM- 3rd Monday
Yancey County Senior Center
10 Swiss Avenue