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Alachua County
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact
Alzheimer's caregiver support groups and a group for persons with an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease Please call our toll-free helpline for meeting times and locations Alzheimer's Association
1831 NW 13 Street, Suite 4 Gainesville, FL 32603
(800) 464-6266
Gainesville Parkinson’s Support Group   (904) 472-2759
Family Caregiver and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Groups for Alachua County Please call the Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging for meeting times and locations. Mid-Florida Area
Agency on Aging
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
Gilchrist, Levy, Bradford, Alachua, Union, Columbia, Dixie, Lafayette, Suwanee, Hamilton, Madison, Taylor, Jefferson, Leon, Wakulla, Franklin counties
3rd Wednesdays
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cathy Frye
(contact Heran Sisay)
Shands Medical Plaza
2000 SW Archer Road
Gainesville FL
888-257-1717 ext. 103
Multiple sclerosis support group welcoming MS'ers, their family, caregivers and friends. 4th Mondays
6:00 - 8:00pm
Sarah Maurer
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group (FROGS Group)
Trinity United Methodist Church 4000 NW 53rd Avenue
Gainesville FL 32635
Alzheimer's/Dementia 3rd Thursdays at 9:00 am Robyn Katz
Alz Place
1707 nw 80 Blvd Suite 105
Gainesville FL 32606
Any Caregiver

3rd Tuesday of the month; 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

Please RSVP to Case Manager.

Flory Antiga-Stephens, LCSW, Case Manager
NF Senior Healthcare
Center at Springhill
3720 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606

Any Caregiver

4th Tuesday of each month from 1:00 pm -2:00 pm

Meetings at: Melrose Senior Center 
307 SR 26, Melrise, FL 32666

Tamara Evonne
Senior Healthcare Center
5818 Cenre Street
Melrose, FL 32666

Life after Stroke Support Group LASSG
Provides an educational community for individuals and families affected by stroke. We strive to encourage and support one another in our quest to find a “new normal” and prove that there is life after stroke. We strive to build a cooperative link within the community through educational opportunities.

Every Thursday
3:30 pm

Penny Goree
Life After Stroke Support Group
Senior Center
5701 N.W. 3th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32653