Support Groups for Caregivers

At support groups, caregivers learn and reinforce good self-care, give and receive encouragement and enjoy support and understanding from others facing similar situations..

Caregiving Support and Education Group: Caring for Someone with Memory Loss      Sponsored by Stillwater Medical Group & FamilyMeans

This group will explore issues such as

First Wednesday of each month
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Desch Room
FamilyMeans
1875 Northwestern Avenue S. Stillwater, MN
Cost: Free---Pre-registration is requested

Facilitated by: Dr. Charles Bransford, MD and FamilyMeans Caregiver Support Social Workers.

For more information or to register, contact FamilyMeans at 651.439.4840. Care for the person with memory loss may be available during the program. Ask for details when registering.

 

South Washington Caregiving Support and Education Group                              

This group will explore issues such as

Third Wednesday of each month 
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: All Saints Lutheran Church
8100 Belden Boulevard. Cottage Grove, MN
Cost: Free---Pre-registration is requested

Facilitated by: FamilyMeans Caregiver Support Social Workers and Support Staff.

For more information or to register, contact FamilyMeans at 651.439.4840. Care for the person with memory loss may be available during the program. Ask for details when registering.

Memory Club, 10 week series for both

Memory Club is designed to meet the needs of both the person with memory loss and a family member or friend. Many families report that meeting others in the same situation is helpful in moving forward with their lives after diagnosis. One half of each session (total of 10 sessions) is devoted to topics that address the entire group, and the second half is spent in private peer groups: one for people with memory issues and one for their partners.

The goals of Memory Club are to provide:

Contact FamilyMeans at 651.439.4840 to find out when the next series will begin.

For more information about support groups in your community, please call 651.439.4840

New participants are always welcome at these support groups.

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