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Broward County
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Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact
Alzheimer's free support group for families and caregivers

Complete List of Alzheimer's Assc. Support Groups

2nd & 4th Fridays
10:00 AM(Spanish Only)

Respite care available

Southwest Focal Point
301 N.W. 103rd Avenue
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
954-450-6888
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's free support group for families and caregivers 2nd & 4th Mondays
10.00 AM
Memorial Manor Nursing Center
777 S. Douglas Road
Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
954-431-1100
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's free support group for families and caregivers 1st and 3rd Mondays, 2:00 PM John Knox Village
651 S.W. 6th Street
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
phone: 954-783-4001
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's free support group for families and caregivers 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 PM North Broward Medical Center
201 E. Sample Road
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
954-786-7392
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's free support group for families and caregivers 1st and 3rd Mondays, 10:30 AM Tamarac Community Center
8601 W. Commercial Blvd.
Tamarac, FL 33351
954-724-2445
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's free support group for families and caregivers 2nd and 4th Saturday, 10:00 AM Wilton Manors Day Center
1503 N.E. 26th Street
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
954-630-9501
barbara.grasch@alz.org
Alzheimer's support group for families and caregivers Wednesdays -
9:30 - 11:00 AM

Thursdays -
9:30 - 11:00 AM

 

Mae Volen Alzheimer's Day Center
850 N. Congress Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33445
561-265-3667
barbara.grasch@alz.org
We are a stroke support group offering help to stroke patients and their caregivers. 1st Wednesdays Daniel or Suzanne
NW Medical Center Stroke Support
State Rd 7
Margate, FL 33063
954 968 6933
cwww.info@strokegoup.org
 
Lewy Body Dementia specific 3rd Thursdays from 12:30 - 2:00 PM Barbara Graschj
Coral Springs Medical Office Complex
3100 Coral Hills Drive
Coral Springs, FL 33065
800-861-7826
barbara.grasch@alz.org
 
Any caregiving problem 1st Tuesdays  from
11:30-1:00 pm
 
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Caregivers
5555 N.Federal Hwy
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-334-5360
b.collier@comcast.net
 
Caregiving 101 Course
Free and open to the public.
Call to reserve your space.
Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Anastasia L. Smith, BSHS
City of Miramar Social Services Department
2801 S. W. 186th Avenue
Miramar, FL  33029
954-967-1605 /
954-602-3347
alsmith@ci.miramar.fl.us
 
Alzheimer's -  any caregiver 2nd Wednesdays at 6:30 pm Theresa D'Alessandro
Alzheimer's Association - Life Care of Inverrary
4300 Rock Island Road
Lauderhill, FL 33319
954-812-4854
terridalessandro@bellsouth.net
Grandparents raising grandchildren
meeting for Grandparents and monthly social event for Grandparents and grandchildren
1st Fridays
10:00 am -12 noon
Donna Bailey
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Broward
3641 N 54 Ave
Hollywood, FL, 33021
954-983-3538
FlGrandsWithKids@aol.com
 A community elder resource center
providing education, support and socialization for blind/legally blind adults/seniors
in Broward County. 

Visit our website at www.lcvis.org

Thursdays from
10 am - 2 pm
at 10200 Sunset Strip, Sunrise FL 33322

 
George Bisbikos
The Learning Center for Vision Impaired Seniors
9606 NW 26 Street
Sunrise, FL 33322
954742-3214
georgenisbikos@msn.com
 
Spousal Caregivers Once a month - posted on www.meetup.com Karen Mitchell
WellSpouse
1980 NE 55th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
954-567-0823
ucarewecare@comcast.net
Alzheimer's Association Support Group 2nd Sundays
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Deborah Corsini
First Baptist Church of
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
301 East Broward Blvd.
800-861-7826
Any Caregiver 2nd and 4th Friday from 5.00 to 6.30 pm Irene H. Savarese, MS, LMHC, LMFT
A. Lewis & Associates, P.A.
Address:     1995 E. Oakland Pk. Blvd. Suite 350
Fort Lauderdale FL 33306
(954) 776-0406, Ext 3
irenesavarese@yahoo.com
Grandparents raising their grandchildren. Every other Tuesday from 10am-12pm Jennifer Ferguson-Sparks
JAFCO
4200 N University Drive
Sunrise FL 33351
(954) 749-7230
jennifer@jafco.org
Caregiving Women of the Sandwich Generation
Convenient from anywhere by telephone!
Twice monthly on Wednesdays,
9pm-10pm
by Telephone.
Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
DenaBower@bti-training.com
ALS Support Group 2nd Tuesdays
1:00  – 3:00 pm
Jessica Bianchi
The ALS Association Florida Chapter
2300 N Commerce Parkway
Weston  FL 33326
888-257-1717 Ext. 122
 jbianchi@alsafl.org
Any person caring for someone over the age of 60 Please call for dates and times.  Groups begin in October 2009 at locations throughout Broward County. Susan Panzer & Ziva Avramovich
Jewish Family Service of Broward
100 S. Pine Island Road
Plantation FL 33324
954-370-2140
spanzer@jfsbroward.org
Caregiver Support Group-For anyone caring for a loved one who is ill.  3pm, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month

Meeting is held at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Pembroke Pines

Maria Eugenia Castillo, MSW  
Catholic Hospice
2900 W. Cypress Creek Rd  Suite #7
Fort Lauderdale FL  33309
954-676-5465
Mcastillo@catholichospice.org
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Alzheimer's Family Support Group.

Educational workshop on the Disease Process and Caregiving.
3rd Thursday of month
at 12.30pm

Complementary lunch.
Romaine Kaufman BA ACC/MC, FPECA certified
Heartland of Lauderhill
2599 NW 55th Ave
Lauderhill FL 33313
954-485-8873
4296progdir@hcr-manorcare.com
 
For those suffering from stroke and their support system. To be arranged.  Currently pending Neil
SOUTH BROWARD NEURO STROKE SOCIAL SUPPORT GROUP
6361 Farragut St.
Hollywood FL 33024
954 966 9476
mmycroftt2@yahoo.com
All Caregiver concerns Varied Su-Ann Zarrett
Community Home Health
Ft. Lauderdale,  Boca Raton
Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton
FL 33498
561-306-2764
suzi11031@aol.com
Family/Friends. Caregivers for people with a cancer diagnosis. Every Wednesday 6:30-8:00 pm Betsy Malone
Gilda's Club South Florida
119 Rose Dr.
Fort Lauderdale FL 33316
(954) 763-6776
betsy@gildasclubsouthflorida.org
 
W.O.W. - Women Out of Work Tele-Group   ~ Conveniently from anywhere by phone.  Call or email for more info. Mondays 8pm-9pm by phone Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
DBCoach@mindspring.com
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
Women's Life Journey - Creating Balance In A Chaotic World.   
Call for info
Wednesdays, 6pm-7pm Rita Sordellini, EdS., LMHC
DBCoach@mindspring.com
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
 
Women Professionals -
Life & work strategies to help you achieve balance, goals & greater success.
Monday, Bi-Weekly, 12 noon - 1pm
Conveniently from Anywhere by Phone
Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
DBCoach@mindspring.com
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020

Any chronic medical illness (e.g., cancer, dementia, etc.).  For caregivers of adult loved ones. Please contact us for date/time information.

Dr. Stefanie McKee
Hospice By The Sea, Inc.
1200 East Las Olas Blvd., Suite 203
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33301
954-462-4115
smckee@hbts.org
 

Recovery 4 Women - The Next Step!
Conveniently from Anywhere by Phone
Tuesdays 8:30pm-9:30pm, by Phone.   Call for Info Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
Women Warriors: from Military Trauma to Healing - Conveniently from anywhere bu phone Thursdays, Bi-Weekly, 5:30-6:30pm by phone Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
 
Healing Trauma & Abuse - A Safe Space for Women Ready to Heal.  A journey to wholeness. Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm Conveniently From Anywhere By Phone
 

Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
DBCoach@mindspring.com
Support, caregiver, trauma, recovery Day or evening Dena J Bower, LCSW, CAP
Behavioral Training Institute
2500 Hollywood Boulevard, Suite 409
Hollywood FL 33020
954-920-5020
DBCoach@mindspring.com 

 
Alzheimer´s (English and Spanish) 3rd and 4th Thursdays  at 4 pm Martha Castilleja and
Antolina Torres
Easter Seals of South Florida
301 NW 103 Ave
Pembroke Pines FL 33026
954-450-6855
mcastilleja@SFL.easterseals.com
Any community caregiver for an adult loved one.  This group focuses on self-care for the caregiver, to help improve their well-being and provide support and education. 1st and 3rd Mondays
11:30am - 1pm
 
1st and 3rd Thursdays
5:30-7pm
 
Please call to register.
Aloesea Caregiver Program
Hospice by the Sea, Inc.
1200 East Las Olas Blvd.,
Suite 203
Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
866-747-7385
caregiver@hbts.org
 
Parenting support for divorced parents, stepparents, any and all coparents. Learning to cooperate with other adults and put the children first. All interested adults welcome. Tuesdays, 5 p.m. Dr. Tracy Mallett
Florida Family Options, Inc.
233 N. Federal Highway Ste. 69
Dania Beach FL 33004
954-665-4115
information@family-options.com
 

Alzheimer's Caregivers

2nd & 4th Thursday of the Month  4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

Earnest Carlton, Ph.D. & Laurie Langholtz, LCSW
University Pavilion
7425 N. University Dr.
Tamarac, FL 33321
954-724-6284
Barbara.Lay@HCAhealthcare.com

DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

3rd Thursday of Month
at 12.30pm

Educational Workshops with guest Speakers. Refreshments served Conference Room

Romaine Kaufman
Heartland of Lauderhill
2599 NW  55th Ave
Lauderhill, FL 33313
954-485-8873 ext. 245
4296progdir@hcr-manorcare.com

Family Support Dementia Group

 

3rd Thursday of Month
at 12.30pm

Educational Workshops with guest Speakers. Refreshments served Conference Room

 

Romaine Kaufman
Heartland of Lauderhill
2599 NW 55th Ave.
Lauderhill, FL 33313
954-485-8873 ext. 245
email

Spousal Support Group For Dementia And Stroke.

Every Wednesday from 9:30 - 11:30

The Volen Center
1515 W Palmetto Park Road Boca Raton, Fl

David Levy
4800 Lyons Tech Parkway Ste 4
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
561-482-0086

Stroke Support

Our get togethers are about sharing ideas and treatments that improve our quality of life. Our meetings are also about socializing and having fun. Please come with a positive attitude.

 

Monday December 30
at 2:00 pm

 

Carl Felix
Stroke Survivors Group
of Florida
811 S. University Dr.
Plantation, FL 33317
954-200-1024
email
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