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California - Los Angeles County
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

Caregiver Support Group. Any Caregiver is welcome. Group is open to the community.

1st & 3rd Wednesday
of each month at 10am
Norris Cancer Hospital Lobby, Conf. Rm #1315

2nd & 4th Wednesday
of each month at 10am
Keck Medical Center
of USC., 5th Floor,
Salerni Conf. Rm 

John Pappas, LCSW
Keck Medical Center of USC
1500 San Pablo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033


Caregiver Support Group for family caregivers caring for a loved one with a brain impairing condition or chronic illness

2nd & 4th Wednesday
of each month
1:00 PM

Jennifer Davine
USC Family Caregiver
Support Center
Pasadena Senior Center
85 E. Holly Street
Pasadena, CA 91103

Support Group

3rd Thursday
of each month
10:00 - 11:30 am

3rd Thursday
of each month
3:00 - 4:30 pm


LA Caregiver Resource Center
Partners in Care Foundation
7150 Tampa Ave.
Reseda, CA 91335


Grupo de Habla Espanol - This is a Spanish support group for any caregivers Every other Tuesday at noon Robertha Soberanis
Human Services Association
6800 Florence Ave
Bell Gardens
562-806-5400 ext 155

Parkinson's disease caregivers only; we regret we cannot accommodate people with Parkinson's at the meeting

2nd Saturday from 1:30 pm to 3 pm
Fairwinds in West Hills, CA

Viviane Tondeur
APDA Regional Information & Referral Center
18533 Roscoe Boulevard # 156
Northridge, CA 91324

ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Support group for people with ALS
(Lou Gehrig's Disease) and their families and caregivers
4th Saturdays at 1:00 p.m Joyce Lauterback, MF
31200 Oak Crest Drive, Fireside Rm, Westlake Village, CA 9136
Beverly Hills Dialysis Center
Spouses of dialysis patients ONLY
Meeting day and time are set by the participants Ruth Sugerman, LCSW
8762 W Pico Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(310) 205-7924
Silverado Senior Living - The Huntington
Caregivers of people with any type of dementia, including Alzheimer's, stroke and Parkinson's
Meets monthly.  Please call for dates and times Farah Mirza
118 N. Stoneman Avenue
Alhambra, CA 91801
Silverado Senior Living
Caregivers of people with any type of dementia, including Alzheimer's, stroke and Parkinson's
Meets monthly.  Please call for dates and times Victor Alcala
125 W. Sierra Madre Avenue Azusa, CA 91702
Lancaster  Caregiver Support Group   Valerie Schultz / Joyce Welch
LA Caregiver Resource Center
Lancaster  Caregiver Support Group   Roberta Widmer
Lutheran Church of the Master
Santa Clarita Caregiver Support Group   Judith Harris, MFT
Santa Clarita Senior Center
Santa Clarita Caregiver Support Group   Margie Veis
Summerhill Villa
Santa Clarita Caregiver Support Group   Valerie Schultz
LA Caregiver Resource Ctr
Caregivers of people with dementia. Complimentary on-site care available for person with dementia, by prior arrangement.
2nd Thursdays 2-3pm
Dr. Lauren Fox
CAPS Burbank Adult Day Services
221 S 6th St.
Burbank, CA 91501
Burbank Caregiver Support Group   Dave Mitchell
Joslyn Senior Ctr
Glendale Caregiver Support Group,  Armenian   Lucy Padazian, MSW
Daylight ADHC, Inc.,
Granada Hills  Early Stage Caregivers, Early Stage Patients   Edna Sadinsky  / Leta Nadler
Granada Hills Cmty Hospital
818-360-1021 ext. 6010
North Hollywood  Caregiver Support Group   Rena Snyder, LCSW
Jewish Family Services
Valley Storefront
Northridge Caregiver Support Group   Anita Miller, MA, GCM
Northridge Hospital,
Northridge Early Stage Caregivers, Early Stage Patients   JCtr for Aging Resources 
Jennifer Watson, Ph.D,
Greater San Fernando Valley Alzheimer's Assoc.
Laura Rice-Oeschger, LCSW
Pacoima  Caregiver Support Group,  Eng/Japanese   Harumi Takahama
Japanese American Cmty Ctr
Pacoima Caregiver Support Group   Northeast Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Ctr Case Manager c/o Support Group
Panorama City  Caregiver Support Group, Kaiser Permanente   Joyce Klein, LCSW
Kaiser Permanente-Panorama City
Sepulveda Caregiver Support Group   Elissa Brown, RN, MSN,CS
Sepulveda VA Medical
818-891-7711 ext 7320
Tarzana  Adult Children Only   Ginger Jacobs/Nancy Kunin, MA
Van Nuys Adult Children Only   Abby Oppenheim
Gardens at Park Balboa
Caregiver Support Group
Many, but not all, members are caring for a loved one with mild to severe memory loss.
Please call for meeting day and time Denise Kee-White, LCSW
ONEgeneration Adult Daycare Program
17400 Victory Blvd.
Van Nuys CA 91406
(818) 708-6376
West Hills  Caregiver Support Group   Sharan Cohen
Sunrise Assisted Living
Woodland Hills  Early Stage Spouses   Karin Marin, Psy.D
Woodland Hills  Caregiver Support Group, Kaiser Permenante   Deborah Wilkes
Kaiser -Woodland Hills
Arcadia Caregiver Support Group   Patti Schaub
Arcadia Senior Ctr
Claremont  Caregiver Support Group   Smita Sanghvi
Mountain View Alz. Ctr,
Claremont  Caregiver Support Group   Donna Hand
Sunrise Assisted Living,
Glendora Caregiver Support Group   Cheryl Burki
Emmanual Health Care
626-331-0781 ext 213
Glendora  Caregiver Support Group   Patti Schaub
La Fetra Senior Ctr,
Los Angeles Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese   Sina Ma
Chinatown Service Ctr, 626-293-8733
Pasadena Caregiver Support Group Patricia Ferber
Regency Park, 626-578-0460
Pasadena  Caregiver Support Group   Rosanna Esparza
Ctr for Cmty & Family Svc
Pomona  Caregiver Support Group   Mary Lyn Barber, MSW/
Kim Mory
Casa Colina, 909-596-7733 ext 4413
San Gabriel  Spouses, Adult Children only   Lawrence Schulte, PhD
Mission Lodge, 626-795-8681
Caregiver Support 2nd and 4th Thursdays Lawrence Schulte, PhD
Mission Lodge, 626-795-8681
West Covina  Caregiver Support Group   Patti Schaub
West Covina Senior Ctr,
West Covina Caregiver Support Group   Janine Drulay, Psy.D
CAPS Adult Day Services
Hollywood  Caregiver Support Group   Sergio Cerda
Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Ctr, ADCRC, 323-957-3907
Caregiver Support Group, 65+   Jennifer Elkin, MSW
Freda Mohr Multi Service Ctr
Caregiver Support Group - Kaiser Permanente   Wayne April, MSW
Kaiser - LA Medical Ctr
Spouses only, Japanese/English   Harumi Takahama
Little Tokyo Service Ctr
Caregiver Support Group - Eng/Spanish   Herb Shon / Miguel Velasquez
St. Barnabas Senior Ctr,
Caregiver Support Group - Kaiser Permanente, El Portal Program, Spanish   Lydia Garcia
AltaMed Senior Care Ctr,
West Hollywood Caregiver Support Group - Kaiser Permanente, Eng./ Russian   Susan Mendlowitz
Partners Adult Day Health
Care Ctr.
    Joanne Sackheim, LCSW
Beverly Hills (Picks)
Century City Caregiver Support Group Sheila Moore, LCSW, MSG
Ctr for Geriatric Health, Century City Hospital

Caregiver's support group for those with Alzheimer's disease

Please contact facilitator
Mario Palacios
Didi Hirsch CMHC
4760 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA  90230
Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese   Janet Conney, M.D.
Bereavement, Caregiver Support, Adult Children, Spouses, Early Stage Patients   Anne Galbraith
OPICA Arline Agay, MFT
Adult Children only   Lauren Capparell, RN, MN
U.C.L.A, 310-206-8932
Pacific Palisades Caregiver Support Group   Jennifer Walsh
Sunrise Assisted Living,
Caregiver Support Group   Beverly Harper
Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese, West Central Dementia Care Network   Rev. Joyce Randall
First AME Church
Spouses Only, Adult Children   Anne Katz LCSW, PhD
USC: Tingstad Older Adult Counseling Ctr
Gay Men's Caregiving Group Alternate Thursdays 7:30-9 PM
Tingstad Older Adult Counseling Center
University of Southern California
Caregiver Support Group   Aimee Callegari
People Coordinated Svc
Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese, West Central Dementia Care Network   Gloria Rodriguez, RN
Charles R. Drew
Univ., Memory Disorders Clinic
Cancer Tuesdays at 5:30pm (A new meeting is forming on Wed's at 6:30pm) Nancy Allen
13522 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423,
818 906-3022
Los Angeles  Caregiver Support Group   Ethel Murray
Delta Sigma Theta Life Development, Inc., 
Bell Gardens Caregiver Support Group, El Portal Program   English: ext 154
Thelma Rosales
CG, Spanish: ext 155
Robertha Soberanis 
Human Services Assoc.
Downey  Caregiver Support Group   Nancy Bosnich, LCSW
Pat Bedes, MSG
Rancho Adult Day Svc
Montebello  Caregiver Support Group   Sandra Acosta
Leader: Lydia Garcia
Beverly Hospital
Norwalk Caregiver Support Group   Isabel Steube
Caregivers Circle|

Whittier Place Senior Living

Last Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm

Anna Ward
Whittier Place Senior Living
12315 Burgess Ave.
Whittier, CA 90604

Whittier  Caregiver Support Group   Intercommunity Medical Ctr
Social Services Dept.
562-698-0811 ext. 2453
Compton  Caregiver Support Group   Dorthy Hunn, R.N., M.A.
Hunland Manor
Gardena  Caregiver Support Group   Sharon Clutterbuck, MA
Gardena Senior Day Care- ADCRC
Gardena Caregiver Support Group -  Japanese   Harumi Takahama
South Bay Cmty Church
Harbor City  Caregiver Support Group, Kaiser Permanente   Jean Roberson
Kaiser Permanente Harbor City Health Ed
Inglewood  Caregiver Support Group   Inglewood Senior Ctr
Lomita  Caregiver Support Group   Marilyn Walker
Healthview Adult Day Health Care Ctr
Long Beach  Caregiver Support Group   Rosiland Butler
Christ Second Baptist Church
Long Beach Caregiver Support Group   Sharon Kammerer
Sunshine Gardens Assisted Living
Long Beach Caregiver Support Group   Anita Cirifalco
Brittany House
Los Alamitos Caregiver Support Group   Mark Fieldson, MFT
John Douglas French Ctr
Palos Verdes  Caregiver Support Group   Krista Emery
Peninsula Senior
San Pedro  Caregiver Support Group   Caroline Kelly
Little Company of Mary - San Pedro Hospital
Seal Beach Caregiver Support Group   Mark Fieldson, MFT
Lancaster Visiting Nurse Adult Day Health Care Center Caregiver Support Group Wednesdays 7-8:30pm   at Antelope Valley Hospital, 4th floor, Conference Room 7 Valerie Schultz
1600 W Ave "J", Lancaster, California
Lancaster Visiting Nurse Adult Day Care Support Group Tuesdays  1:30 - 3:30pm Valerie Schultz
725 East Avenue, Lancaster
CA 93535,
Los Angeles Brain Injury Support Group 3rd Mondays, 6 PM Daniel Freeman Hospital, New Pathways for Brain Injury Rehab 333 N. Prairie Ave., Inglewood
Alzheimer's Dementia Group
specifically for the Generation X caregiver
  Amy Corwin
Alzheimer's Association
 5900 Wilshire Blvd., suite 1700, Los Angeles, CA 90036,
Joslyn Senior Center
Support Group for grandparents raising grandchildren
1st and 3rd Thursdays Ken Green
660 N. Mountain Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Fully accessible facility that is open for meetings free of charge for Caregivers and Support Groups. Anytime Eric Ortiz
Independent Living Specialist
Accessible Design
1623 Stanford Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
310-998-8400 Off / 310-925-1821 Cell
Alzheimer's 2nd Wednesdays,
4th Thursdays
Pamela White
VIC/Northwest Valley Adult Day Support Center
10347 Mason Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 775-0429
All Caregivers welcome. Check for additional information by going to Monthly meetings check website for topic, date, time and location Cathy Louise Jamieson
New Horizons Caregivers Group
3120 S. Hacienda Blvd. Suite #101
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
Schizophrenia caregivers and families. Wednesdays 3:30-4:30,
Saturdays 1:00-2:00
Rick Perla, Ph.D.
New Directions
12287 B La Mirada Blvd
La Mirada, CA 90638
562 944 3735

Spousal Caregiver Support Group
We are not disease specific

2nd Tuesdays from 7:00 pm - 8:30 Anita Gonzales
539 E. Bixby Road
Long Beach, CA 90809
phone: 562/596-3096
Families of a child with disabilities including Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Menthal Retardation. or any other disability Every Tuesday at 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Gloria F. Leiva
The Jeffrey Foundation Parent Training Center
5443 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90016
323- 965-7536
Cancer Caregivers Monday & Thursday Evenings at 7 pm Wespark Leaders
13520 Ventura blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA  91423
818 906-3022
Alzheimers Wednesday, July 27 6:30-7:30PM Miriam Pink
Glen Park Retirement Community
1220 Mariposa St
Glendale, CA   91205
Alzheimer's/Dementia 1st Wednesdays from
Monica Westphaln. MFT
Silverado Senior Living
125 West Sierra Madre Ave
Azusa, CA 91702
phone: 626-812-9777

Caregivers Support Group for family, friends and caregiver of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.
Bilingual (Spanish & English)

2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Joseph Herrera
Alzheimer's Association Southand Chapter
133 North Sunol Drive, Suite 237 C
Los Angeles, CA 90063

Alzheimer's Support Group

Last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm.

Anna Ward
Whittier Place Senior Living
12315 Burgess Ave
Whittier, CA 90604
562 777 1477

Caregiver Support Group (Spouse, Parent, Child, Grandchild, Domestic Partner, Friend are all welcome).

Respite care is available during group hours.

2nd Tuesdays from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM.> Edna Landsman
Assistance League(R) of Southern California - Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Center
1360 North St. Andrews Place
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 957-3907
Alzheimer's and other Dementia's support group for CAREGIVERS. 4th Tuesdays at 1pm Sami Lomax
City of Burbank-Senior Services
P.O. box 6459
Burbank, CA  91510
Memory Loss Support Group for Family Caregivers 1st Mondays from
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Anita H. Miller, M.A., GCM
Belmont Village Assisted Living
455 East Angeleno
Burbank, CA 91501
Memory Loss Support Group for Family Caregivers 2nd Mondays from
7:00 - 8:15 p.m.
Anita H. Miller, M.A., GCM
Belmont Village Assisted Living
15451 Ventura Boulevard
Encino, CA 91403
Memory Loss Support Group for Family Caregivers 3rd Mondays from
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Anita H. Miller, M.A., GCM
Belmont Village Assisted Living
2051 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90068

Support Group for Family Members taking care of Parents with Dementia

Mondays 6:30 WLA
Fridays 6pm Torrance

Ellen Kimmel, LCSW
11500 Olympic Blvd Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90066
424 239 6472

Alzheimer's and Dementia and any other type of caregiver

3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm

Gerald Hardin BSM
The Salvation Army Sage House Adult Day Care Center
138 S. Bandini Street
San Pedro,  CA 90731

Alzheimer's Dementia, any caregiver

3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 pm. 

The support group meets in Room C in the Kaiser Permanente Conference Center

Free Parking in the parking structure.

Gerald Hardin BSM  
Kaiser Permanente - Harbor City
25825 Vermont Avenue
Harbor City, CA 90710


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