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

Caregiver
Support Group

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

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

 

LA Caregiver Resource Center
Partners in Care Foundation
7150 Tampa Ave.
Reseda, CA 91335
1-800-540-4442
lacrc@picf.org
picf.org

 

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
818-885-8623
valleyapda@yahoo.com

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
818-421-9729
 joylaut@earthlink.net
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
rsugerman@davita.com
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
626-308-9777
fmirza@silveradosenior.com
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
626-812-9777
valcala@silveradosenior.com
Lancaster  Caregiver Support Group   Valerie Schultz / Joyce Welch
LA Caregiver Resource Center
661-945-4852
Lancaster  Caregiver Support Group   Roberta Widmer
Lutheran Church of the Master
661-948-1228
Santa Clarita Caregiver Support Group   Judith Harris, MFT
Santa Clarita Senior Center
661-255-1588
Santa Clarita Caregiver Support Group   Margie Veis
Summerhill Villa
661-254-9933
Santa Clarita Caregiver Support Group   Valerie Schultz
LA Caregiver Resource Ctr
661-975-4852
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
818-843-8472
lfox@cfar1.org
Burbank Caregiver Support Group   Dave Mitchell
Joslyn Senior Ctr
818-843-8472
Glendale Caregiver Support Group,  Armenian   Lucy Padazian, MSW
Daylight ADHC, Inc.,
818-553-3818
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
818-984-1380
Northridge Caregiver Support Group   Anita Miller, MA, GCM
Northridge Hospital,
818-872-3213
Northridge Early Stage Caregivers, Early Stage Patients   JCtr for Aging Resources 
Jennifer Watson, Ph.D,
818-366-1967
Greater San Fernando Valley Alzheimer's Assoc.
Laura Rice-Oeschger, LCSW
818-677-4404
Pacoima  Caregiver Support Group,  Eng/Japanese   Harumi Takahama
Japanese American Cmty Ctr
213-473-1602
Pacoima Caregiver Support Group   Northeast Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Ctr Case Manager c/o Support Group
818-834-6100
Panorama City  Caregiver Support Group, Kaiser Permanente   Joyce Klein, LCSW
Kaiser Permanente-Panorama City
818-375-3784
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
818-344-7070
Van Nuys Adult Children Only   Abby Oppenheim
Gardens at Park Balboa
818-787-0462
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
dkeewhite@onegeneration.org
West Hills  Caregiver Support Group   Sharan Cohen
Sunrise Assisted Living
818-701-9550
Woodland Hills  Early Stage Spouses   Karin Marin, Psy.D
818-734-9991
Woodland Hills  Caregiver Support Group, Kaiser Permenante   Deborah Wilkes
Kaiser -Woodland Hills
818-719-4752
Arcadia Caregiver Support Group   Patti Schaub
Arcadia Senior Ctr
626-963-6000
Claremont  Caregiver Support Group   Smita Sanghvi
Mountain View Alz. Ctr,
909-626-6633
Claremont  Caregiver Support Group   Donna Hand
Sunrise Assisted Living,
909-398-4688
Glendora Caregiver Support Group   Cheryl Burki
Emmanual Health Care
626-331-0781 ext 213
Glendora  Caregiver Support Group   Patti Schaub
La Fetra Senior Ctr,
626-963-6000
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
626-583-1795
Alzheimer's/Dementia Wednesdays at 1:00pm Lydia Mariam
Pasadena Senior Center
85 E Holly Street
Pasadena CA 91103
626-577-8480 Ext 109
lmariam@cfar1.org
 
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,
626-963-6000
West Covina Caregiver Support Group   Janine Drulay, Psy.D
CAPS Adult Day Services
626-917-4484
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
323-937-5900
Caregiver Support Group - Kaiser Permanente   Wayne April, MSW
Kaiser - LA Medical Ctr
323-783-8920
Spouses only, Japanese/English   Harumi Takahama
Little Tokyo Service Ctr
213-473-1602
Caregiver Support Group - Eng/Spanish   Herb Shon / Miguel Velasquez
St. Barnabas Senior Ctr,
213-388-4444
Caregiver Support Group - Kaiser Permanente, El Portal Program, Spanish   Lydia Garcia
AltaMed Senior Care Ctr,
323-222-4052
West Hollywood Caregiver Support Group - Kaiser Permanente, Eng./ Russian   Susan Mendlowitz
Partners Adult Day Health
Care Ctr.
323-883-0330
    Joanne Sackheim, LCSW
Beverly Hills (Picks)
310-276-0347
Century City Caregiver Support Group Sheila Moore, LCSW, MSG
Ctr for Geriatric Health, Century City Hospital
310-201-6718

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
310-390-6612
mpalacios@didihirsch.org
Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese   Janet Conney, M.D.
310-477-7077
Bereavement, Caregiver Support, Adult Children, Spouses, Early Stage Patients   Anne Galbraith
OPICA Arline Agay, MFT
310-478-0226
Adult Children only   Lauren Capparell, RN, MN
U.C.L.A, 310-206-8932
Pacific Palisades Caregiver Support Group   Jennifer Walsh
Sunrise Assisted Living,
310-573-9545
Caregiver Support Group   Beverly Harper
Partners-N-Care
323-692-3011
Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese, West Central Dementia Care Network   Rev. Joyce Randall
First AME Church
323-730-9180
Spouses Only, Adult Children   Anne Katz LCSW, PhD
USC: Tingstad Older Adult Counseling Ctr
213-740-3493
Gay Men's Caregiving Group Alternate Thursdays 7:30-9 PM
 
Tingstad Older Adult Counseling Center
University of Southern California
213-740-3493
Caregiver Support Group   Aimee Callegari
People Coordinated Svc
323-294-5226
Early Stage Caregivers - Early Stage Patients, Chinese, West Central Dementia Care Network   Gloria Rodriguez, RN
Charles R. Drew Univ., Memory Disorders Clinic,  323-563-5915
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., 
323-735-5799
Bell Gardens Caregiver Support Group, El Portal Program   English: ext 154 / Thelma Rosales / CG, Spanish: ext 155 Robertha Soberanis 
Human Services Assoc.
562-806-5400
Downey  Caregiver Support Group   Nancy Bosnich, LCSW
Pat Bedes, MSG
Rancho Adult Day Svc
562-401-7991
Montebello  Caregiver Support Group   Sandra Acosta / Leader: Lydia Garcia
Beverly Hospital
323-725-5033
Norwalk Caregiver Support Group   Isabel Steube
Caregivers Circle|
562-929-5673

Whittier Place Senior Living

Last Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm

Anna Ward
Whittier Place Senior Living
12315 Burgess Ave.
Whittier, CA 90604
562-777-1477
Whittiermkg2@islllc.com

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
562-989-1818
Gardena  Caregiver Support Group   Sharon Clutterbuck, MA
Gardena Senior Day Care- ADCRC
310-217-9550
Gardena Caregiver Support Group -  Japanese   Harumi Takahama
South Bay Cmty Church
213-473-1602
Harbor City  Caregiver Support Group, Kaiser Permanente   Jean Roberson
Kaiser Permanente Harbor City Health Ed
310-833-5905 
Inglewood  Caregiver Support Group   Inglewood Senior Ctr
310-412-5338
Lomita  Caregiver Support Group   Marilyn Walker
Healthview Adult Day Health Care Ctr
310-602-0123
Long Beach  Caregiver Support Group   Rosiland Butler
Christ Second Baptist Church
310-326-0648
Long Beach Caregiver Support Group   Sharon Kammerer
Sunshine Gardens Assisted Living
Long Beach Caregiver Support Group   Anita Cirifalco
Brittany House
562-421-4717
Los Alamitos Caregiver Support Group   Mark Fieldson, MFT
John Douglas French Ctr
562-493-1555
Palos Verdes  Caregiver Support Group   Krista Emery
Peninsula Senior
310-325-2141
San Pedro  Caregiver Support Group   Caroline Kelly
Little Company of Mary - San Pedro Hospital
 310-832-6031
Seal Beach Caregiver Support Group   Mark Fieldson, MFT
Leisureworld,
562-493-1555
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
661-948-1228
Lancaster Visiting Nurse Adult Day Care Support Group Tuesdays  1:30 - 3:30pm Valerie Schultz
725 East Avenue, Lancaster
CA 93535,
661-948-1228
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,
323-938-3379
amy.corwin@alz.org
Joslyn Senior Center
Support Group for grandparents raising grandchildren
1st and 3rd Thursdays Ken Green
660 N. Mountain Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
909-593-7511
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
fromeric@hotmail.com
Alzheimer's 2nd Wednesdays,
4th Thursdays
 
Pamela White
VIC/Northwest Valley Adult Day Support Center
10347 Mason Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311
(818) 775-0429
nwadsc@sfvic.org
All Caregivers welcome. Check for additional information by going to www.nhcg.org 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
626-333-8113
stayinghealthy@yahoo.com
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
rperla@yahoo.com

Spousal Caregiver Support Group
We are not disease specific

2nd Tuesdays from 7:00 pm - 8:30 Anita Gonzales
WELL SPOUSE FOUNDATION
539 E. Bixby Road
Long Beach, CA 90809
phone: 562/596-3096
agfromca@yahoo.com
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
Vsolan@jeffreyfoundation.com
Cancer Caregivers Monday & Thursday Evenings at 7 pm Wespark Leaders
info@wespark.org
weSPARK
13520 Ventura blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA  91423
818 906-3022
Alzheimers Wednesday, July 27 6:30-7:30PM Miriam Pink
glenpark12@aol.com
Glen Park Retirement Community
1220 Mariposa St
Glendale, CA   91205
818-242-9000
Alzheimer's/Dementia 1st Wednesdays from
11:00am-12:00pm.
Monica Westphaln. MFT
Silverado Senior Living
125 West Sierra Madre Ave
Azusa, CA 91702
phone: 626-812-9777
mwestphaln@silveradosenior.com

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
323-881-0574
Jherrera@alz.org

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
whittiermkg2@islllc.com

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
ADSdir@hsmpc.com
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
818-238-5353
gmigden@ci.burbank.ca.us
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
(818)872-3213
amiller@mkarasov-elderlaw.com
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
(818)872-3213
amiller@mkarasov-elderlaw.com
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
(818)872-3213
amiller@mkarasov-elderlaw.com

Support Group for Family Members taking care of Parents with Dementia

Mondays 6:30 WLA
Fridays 6pm Torrance

Ellen Kimmel, LCSW
DAZFoundation
11500 Olympic Blvd Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90066
424 239 6472
ellenvillas@hotmail.com

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
(310)832-6031
jerry.hardin@usw.salvationarmy.org

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
3108326031
jerry.hardin@usw.salvationarmy.org