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Florida - Support Groups


Broward County
           
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

Stroke Support Group
for caregivers and/or survivors. We have professional speakers as well as discussions.

A light supper is provided.

2nd Tuesday
of every month
6:00 PM

Janice Montes
Florida Medical Center
Medical Staff Library
5000 W Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
1-866-498-5433
Janice.Montes@tenethealth.com
FloridaMedCtr.com

Caregivers for people with some kind of Dementia/ Alzheimer

2nd & 4th Wednesday
of every month
9:00 AM

Hollywood Hills
United Methodist Church
400 N. 35th Ave
Hollywood, FL 33021
954-722-5567
cperez@hollywoodhillsumc.org
hollywoodhillsumc.org

Stroke and Caregiving 1st Wednesdays
2:00 PM

Suzanne and Danny
Strokegroup.org Support for Survivors and Caregivers
2801 N State Road 7
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
954-722-5567
info@strokegroup.org

Caregivers of All Special Needs especially Developmental Disabilites and Deaf/Hearing Impaired 1st Sundays at 2 PM Shawn Rodwin /Rita J. Sordellini
Schott Communities
6591 S. Flamingo Road
Cooper City, FL  33330
(954) 434-3306
srodwin@schottcommunities.org
rsordellini@schottcommunities.org
ALSA Support Group 1st Wednesdays at 7pm Northwest Medical Center
Medical Arts Bldg.,
5901 Colonial Dr.
Suite 102 Margate
Any Caregiver - free participation 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 5:00pm to 6:30pm Dr. Claude Sassoon
A. Lewis & Associates, P.A.
4390 N. Federal Hwy #215
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
(954) 234-6998 claude@csassoon.com
Kinship Caregivers of  Broward
(Formerly R.A.P.- Relatives as Parents)
3rd Tuesdays
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Piccadilly Restaurant
4697 N.State Road 7
Lauderdale Lakes
Monthly Speakers
Debbie Litz
Kinship Caregivers
of Broward County
1437 NE 2 Ave.
Ft.Lauderdale Fl 33304
(954) 764-3339, debbielitz@aol.com
Our Latin Thing!, support groups for Puerto Ricans HIV Positive and HIV Negative Every Wednesday
7:00-9:00 P.M.
Eladio/Louis
Edgar P. Mills
Family Success Center
900 N.W.31st. Ave.
Fort Lauderdale
954-273-2310 / 954-273-2311
Alzheimer's / Dementia


Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups

2nd Tuesdays
of every month
10:00 am - 11:30 am

4th Mondays
of every month
11:15 am - 12:45 pm

Ron McCoy and Rose Parra
Southeast Focal Point / Meyerhoff Senior Center
3081 Taft St.
Hollywood, FL 33021
954-966-9805
rmccoy@meyerhoffcenter.org

Alzheimer's

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
3rd Thursdays
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch provided
Hollywood, FL
954-364-4724
Caregivers Connection   Debbie Corsini
A Ministry of First Baptist
Church of Florida
301 East Broward Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
954-973-1560, caring4caregiver@aol.com
Alzheimer's Disease and related dementia support groups


Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
Tuesdays, 10:30am

Fridays, 1:30pm

2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Adult Children Only

2nd & 4th Fridays
10:30 a.m.
Early Stage Group for caregivers and persons with Alzheimer's
Jean Merget / Chris Dragomer
North Broward Medical Center
201 E. Sample Road
Deerfield Beach, FL 33064
954-786-7392
groosa@nbhd.org or
jmerget@nbhd.org

 
Stroke Support group - stroke survivors and/or their caregivers 2nd Thursdays
1:00pm-2:00pm

Sr. Resource Center
North Broward
Neurological Institute
201 E. Sample Rd.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33064
954-786-7333
groosa@nbhd.org
 
Diabetes Support Group and Lecture Series 1st Wednesdays
Support Group 2-3PM
Lecture Series 3-4PM
 
Laura Clement
North Broward Medical Center Diabetes Center
201 East Sample Road
Deerfield Beach, FL 33064
954-786-2382
Lclement@nbhd.org
 
For those who provide care for persons with cancer 3rd Wednesdays
6:00 pm

Cancer Center Waiting Room
 
Linda Watson
Oncology Social Worker
North Broward Medical Center
201 Sample Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
954-786-5127
lwatson@nbhd.org
 
Parkinson Support Group Every Wednesday
11:00 to 12:00 n
Mary Bacon
Parkinson Disease
3356 SW 15 St.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL  33312
954-791-3143
mbacon@isd.net
Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Women's Support Group Every Tuesday
7pm-8:30pm
Brenda Ferriolo
Breast Cancer Support Group
Memorial Hospital South   Women's Imaging Center  
3600 Washington St.
Hollywood FL 33021
954-791-6318
Brenda.Ferriolo@gmail.com
Developmental Disabilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy,
Spina Bifida, Prader-Willi Syndrome, and Retardation
2nd Fridays
(none in July)
9:30 am - 12:00 n
 
Bob Wessels-chairperson
Family Care Council-Area 10
201 West Broward Blvd.
Room 408
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33021
954-468-2747
info@fccbroward.org
Alzheimer's Association Support Group


Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups

Every other Tuesday, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Lisa Linn, LCSW
Homewood Residence
4175 W. Sample Rd.
Bldg 1 2nd Floor
Coconut Creek
(Alzheimer Family Center)
954-971-7155
Alzheimer's Association Support Group 2nd Sundays
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Deborah Corsini
First Baptist Church
301 E. Broward Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale
800-861-7826
Alzheimer's Association Support Group 1st and 3rd Mondays
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pat Latona
Southeast Focal Point
3381 Taft Street
Hollywood
954-966-9805  
Alzheimer's Association Support Group

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
3rd Sunday
of the month
at 12:30 pm

Complimentary lunch

Respite available.

Romaine Kaufman
Heartland of Lauderhill
2599 N.W. 55th Avenue
Lauderhill, FL 33313
954-485-8873
email

Alzheimer's Association Support Group 2nd Wednesdays
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Respite available, call before group meets
Memory Disorder Center
Memorial Hospital
7800 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines
954-963-8023
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
(adult children and caregivers group)
 
1st and 3rd Mondays
2:00 pm
Lillian Kimmel and
Joan Wisniewski
John Knox Village
651 S.W. 6th Street
954-783-4001
Parkinson Disease
Caregivers meet at the Wed. meeting at 2:00 P.M. while P.D. clients do Physical Therapy
2nd Tuesdays
6:00 pm 

Last Wednesdays
1:00 pm.
Carol Eickhorn, ARNP
North Ridge Medical Center/National Parkinson Foundation Outreach Center
5757 North Dixie Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334
954-202-1274
carol.eickhorn@tenethealth.com
 
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
2nd and 4th Thursdays
10:00 am - 11:30 am
 
Barbara Sussman
Coral Springs Medical Office Center
3100 Coral Hills Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33065
(954) 971-7155
suss1227@aol.com
 
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
1st Thursdays
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Lisa Linn, LCSW
Sarah Care Adult Day Center 754 Riverside Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33065
954-971-7155
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
Last Fridays
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Barbara Sussman /
Rachel Goldberg
Alzheimer's Family Center
Colony Club
3799 N. Pine Island Rd.
Sunrise, FL 33322
(954) 971-7155
suss1227@aol.com
 
LBD Support Group (and other caregiving challenges) LBD is the second leading cause of degenerative dementia in the elderly. Check out the website at www.lbda.org
Also serving Palm Beach county
3rd Thursdays from
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

 

Carol Caughran
Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc
3100 Coral Hills Drive
(Next to the hospital)
Coral Springs, FL 33065
(954) 240-4055
ccaughran@Yahoo.com
Alzheimer's & related dementia's Caregiver Support Group


Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups

2nd & 4th Wednesdays 10:00 AM

deHoernle Alzheimer's Pavilion
325 N. W. 2nd Ave.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 420-0704
dfalabella@bellsouth.net
Caregivers’ Educational Support Group


Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
Every Wednesday
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

MaryJo Bodnick
Northeast Focal Point
277 N.W. 2nd Avenue
Deerfleid Beach, FL 33441
954-480-4463 or
954-480-4460

Alzheimer's Lewy Body Dementia Specific Thursdays
12:30-2:00 PM
Coral Springs Medical Office Complex
3100 Coral Springs Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33065
1-800-861-7826
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's free support group
1st and 3rd Mondays 6:30 PM Stacy Hamilton
Manor Oaks Nursing Home
2121 E. Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-410-6268
Alzheimer's Association Portugese Support Group

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc.
Support Groups
 

For information on times & locations please call
800-861-7826

Any chronic medical illness (e.g., cancer, dementia, etc).  For caregivers of adult loved ones.  Please contact us for date/time information
(Also serving Palm Beach county)
Dr. Stefanie McKee
Hospice By The Sea, Inc. - Aloesea Caregiver Program
1200 East Las Olas Blvd., #203
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33301
954-462-4115
caregiver@hbts.org
 

Gilda’s Club South Florida
Cancer Support for anyone touched by Cancer. Family, Friends, and children.
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 8:00pm Malone
Gilda's Club South Florida
119 Rose Dr.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-763-6776
betsy@gildasclubsouthflorida.org
www.gildasclubsouthflorida.org

Survivors & Thrivers - a group for those who have lost a loved one or had their loved one enter a long-term care facility.  Our focus is on coping with our loss and making the most of the rest of our lives. 

2nd Thursdays
of every month
10:30 am - 12:00 n

Ron McCoy and Rose Parra
Meyerhoff Senior Center / Southeast Focal Point
3081 Taft St.
Hollywood, FL 33021
954-966-9805
rmccoy@meyerhoffcenter.org

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group or any caregiver

 

First Monday
of each month
6pm to 7pm

Alzheimer's Caregiver
Support Group
Amazing Age Adult Day Stay
7306 W Atlantic Blvd
Margate, FL 33063
954-970-9185
amazingage@gmail.com

     
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