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California - Contra Costa County
   
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

Caring for an Aging Family Member
For family caregivers and well spouses who are dealing with the challenges of aging, dementia, Alzheimer's and/or other age related diseases.

2nd Thursday
of each month
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Nancy Chaknova
Eldercare Services
1808 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
925-937-2018
info@eldercareanswers.com
EldercareAnswers.com


Amyloidosis - Primary, Secondary or Familial, with or without Multiple Myeloma Quarterly in Jan, Apr, July, Oct Dena Heath
Amyloidosis Support Network
PO BOX 1008
Alamo, CA 94596
925-939-0688
dheath@astound.net
Alzheimer's Caregivers 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 1:30 to 3:00 pm Barbara Ellis
Alzheimer's Association
Address:     Antioch Senior Center, 415 West 2nd St.
Antioch CA 94509
925-284-7942
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers 2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Linda Hughes
Alzheimer's Association
Neighborhood Church
50 Birch St.
Brentwood CA 94513
925-284-7942
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Dr. Ruth Pease
Alzheimer's Association
Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church 433 Moraga Way
Orinda CA 94563
925-284-7942
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers 2nd Friday, 12:30 to 2:30 pm Bill Young
Alzheimer's Association
Pinole Senior Center, Conf. Rm., 2500 Charles Ave
Pinole CA 94564
925-284-7942
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Alzheimer's Association
Mt. Diablo Center for Adult Day Health, 490 Golf Club Rd.
Pleasant Hill CA 94523
925-682-6330
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers Last Wednesday. 2:00 to 4:00 pm Deborah Janke
Alzheimer's Association
West County Adult Day Care Center, 1015 Nevin, Ste 108
Richmond CA 94801
510-235-6276
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers 2nd Monday, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Stephen Ellis & Brenda Dvorak
Alzheimer's Association
San Ramon Senior Center
9300 Alcosta Blvd
San Ramon CA 94583
925-382-1152
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 1:00 to 2:30 pm

Priscilla Tudor
Alzheimer's Association
Rossmoor, Gateway Clubhouse/ Conf. Rm.,
1001 Golden Rain Rd.
Walnut Creek CA 94595
925-938-7800
heather.gray@alz.org

Alzheimer's Caregivers Every Wednesday, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Susan Jacobsen
Alzheimer's Association
CCJCC, Millman Respite Center, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek CA 94595
925-938-7800
heather.gray@alz.org
Alzheimer's Caregivers Every Tuesday, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Susan Jacobsen
Alzheimer's Association
CCJCC, Millman Respite Center, 2071 Tice Valley Rd.
Walnut Creek  CA 94595
925-938-7800
heather.gray@alz.org
Weekly Caregiver Support Group providing emotional and practical assistance and support for family members and friends caring for loved ones with cancer and/or  any chronic illness Every Thursday from 10 a.m to 11 a.m
Cancer Center at DMC hospital
Reeves conference room or cancer center library
Lauren Hyman,MSW ACSW
Lhyman@dmc-sp.org
JC Robinson  MD Regional Cancer Center at Doctor's
2000 Vale Rd .
San Pablo CA 94806
510 970 5207

 
This is a weekly support group for adults with chronic, mental illness.  Focus is on symptom management, relationships, socialization and fostering sense of wholeness. Fridays 10:30am-12:00pm Joanna Wise Bradman, LCSW
Psychotherapy Practice
902 Carmel Avenue, Suite 7
Albany CA 94706
510-527-4064
joannawiselcsw@yahoo.com

Caregivers/Family Members of: Frail Elders/Disabled Adults.
Psychotherapy Group
Focus on interpersonal dynamics,
Self-concept and self-esteem.

Wednesdays 1:00 pm-2:20 pm

Joanna Wise Bradman, LCSW
EJoanna Wise Bradman, LCSW
902 Carmel Avenue, Suite 7
Albany, CA 94706
510-527-4064
joannawiselcsw@yahoo.com

Cancer/Chronic Illness caregiver support group
 
Location: JC Robinson MD Regional Cancer Center at Doctors Medical Center San pablo,Ca. 94806
Thursdays from 11;30 to 12:30  register with cancer center social worker, Lauren Hyman MSW ACSW 510 970 5297 Lauren Hyman,MSW ACSW
JC Robinson ,MD Regional Cancer Center at Doctors Medicval Center
2000 Vale Rd .
San Pablo CA 94806
510 970 5297
Lhyman@dmc-sp.org
Amyloidosis Support Group

AMYLOIDISIS, Primary, Secondary, and Hereditary, with or without Multiple Myeloma.  Find us on Facebook at Northern California Amyloidosis Support Group or on the Stanford website at Amyloid at Stanford, Support Group.

Quarterly, in Jan, Apr, July, Oct.  Call or email for scheduled meeting dates and locations (Stanford and Kaiser alternately)

Dena Heath
Amyloidosis Support Group
2096 Herron Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925-939-0688
Dena.heath@att.net