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Palm Beach County
   
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact

Dementia Caregiver Support Group Most are caring for a loved one with dementia. Respite available with notice. Pre-registration for group is required. Individual counseling also available.

 

Every Wednesday morning

Trish Hartog, LCSW
The Volen Center
850 N Congress Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33445
561-395-8920
hartogt@volencenter.com
volencenter.com
 

Dementia Caregiver Support Group Most are caring for a loved one with dementia. Respite available with notice. Pre-registration for group is required. Individual counseling also available.

 

Every other
Friday morning

Trish Hartog, LCSW
The Volen Center
1515 W Palmetto Park Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33486
561-395-8920
hartogt@volencenter.com
volencenter.com
 

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

Every Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Trish Hartog, LCSW
The Volen Center
Adolph & Rose Levis
Adult Day Care Center
21050 95th Avenue South
Boca Raton, FL 33428
561-395-8920
hartogt@volencenter.com
volencenter.com
 

Alzheimer’s Association Early Stage Support Group created for both the Patient in the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s disease, or those with MCI, and their caregivers. Groups are given at the same time and location with two different facilitators.

*Participants MUST pre-register and be screened for this group. Call Donna True or Jamie Brodarick at 800-272-3900.

1st and 3rd Wednesdays
of every month
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

* 1st Wednesdays
   are support meetings

* 3rd Wednesdays
   are social outings

Congruent patient
and caregiver sessions

Dr. Evelyn Bohm
and Nancy Ginden
Alzheimer’s Association
West Palm Beach
1-800-272-3900

Please call for prescreening, registration and location.

Alzheimer’s Association English Telephone Support Group for Younger-Onset
Early Stage Individuals
(Diagnosed before age 65)

For additional information about Alzheimer’s Association support groups, please call our Helpline at 1-800-272-3900

Every Tuesday
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The day and time of support groups may be changed without Chapter knowledge. Please call the group’s facilitator to confirm before attending a meeting for the first time.

For more information, please call Nancy Ginden, MHC 
954-895-8329

Alzheimer’s Association English Telephone Support Group for Alzheimer's Caregivers

For additional information about Alzheimer’s Association support groups, please call our Helpline at 1-800-272-3900

3rd & 4th Fridays
of the month
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

The day and time of support groups may be changed without Chapter knowledge. Please call the group’s facilitator to confirm before attending a meeting for the first time.

For more information, please call Folarinle Fasida
954-245-8617

Alzheimer’s Association English Telephone Support Group for Bereaved Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers

For additional information about Alzheimer’s Association support groups, please call our Helpline at 1-800-272-3900

2nd Wednesday
of the Month
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

The day and time of support groups may be changed without Chapter knowledge. Please call the group’s facilitator to confirm before attending a meeting for the first time.

For more information, please call Nancy Ginden, MHC 
954-895-8329

Alzheimer’s Association Family, friend or caregiver for person with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia.

3rd Monday
of every month
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kathryn Schwed
Regents Park Skilled Nursing
& Rehab Center
6363 Verde Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33433
201-983-1895
kathryn42114@gmail.com

 

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group
Residents Only

1st & 3rd Wednesdays
of every month
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Danielle Cohen
Century Village Clubhouse
19296 Lyons Road, Room J
Boca Raton, FL 33434
561-451-1221
561-451-1200 (Clubhouse)

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

1st Tuesday
of every month
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Julie Tombari & Dale Young
Lake Wellington
Professional Center
12230 Forest Hill Blvd.
(Behind Town Square Publix
& Community Center)
Wellington, FL 33414
Dale: 561-429-3309
Julie: 561-891-6740

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Respite care available.
Call ahead to register.
 

1st Tuesday
of every month
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dale Young
Homewood Residence
2400 S. Congress Ave.
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
561-429-3309

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

1st Friday
of every month
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Linda Gaibel
Brain Lane
1200 NW 17th Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33445
561-270-2280

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Respite provided. Participants must
pre-register.
 

2nd & 4th Friday
of every month
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Susan Lander, LCSW
Mid County Adult Day Care
2400 S. Congress Ave.
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-642-2276

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

Respite will be provided.
 

4th Thursday
of every month
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Julie Tombari
New Day Adult Day Center
301 Eddtide Dr.
N. Palm Beach, FL 33408
561-844-0012

Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers Support Group

2nd and 4th Thursday
of each month
12:00 noon - 1:30pm

Dr. Evelyn Bohm
EdD, ARNP, LCSW
Barrington Terrace
1425 S. Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
561-306-5577
 

Parkinson's
Support Group

3rd Thursday
of every month
2:00pm

Elyse Rallo Brigucci, MSW
Barrington Terrace -
Five Star Senior Living
1425 S. Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
561-369-7919
hcash@5sqc.com
BarringtonTerrace-bb.com

Special group for female caregivers of loved ones with disabilities - regardless of age or diagnosis. We provide fun social events, support, services, and training for the caregivers' empowerment and enjoyment.
 

Sunday-Friday
9AM - 6PM

Various locations throughout PB County See the website's Upcoming Events

S'rah Yisrael
A True Jewel, Inc.
P.O. Box 6248
Lake Worth, FL 33466
561-702-1618
info@atruejewel.org
atruejewel.org

Stroke Support Group

4th Sunday
of the month
1:00 pm

Sharlene Stoklosa
Golden Rule
Stroke Support Group
JFK Hospital
Conference Room
5301 S. Congress Ave.
Lake Worth, Florida 33462
email

 

Join Karen Harwood MSW to Share Joys, strengths and worries. Learn about local supports and resources to assist you in your caregiving journey.

2nd and 4th
Wednesday
of the month
1:00 pm

 

Karen Harwood
Allegiance Home Health
1021 S. Federal Hwy
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
561-929-9078
karen@ahhrehab.com
ahhrehab.com

 

This MDA sponsored group is open to anyone dealing with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, their family members, caregivers and friends

1st Friday
of the month
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

 

Claudia Saul-Sadler, LCSW
MDA- Muscular Dystrophy Assoc
Therapeutic Recreation Center
2728 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-742-3748
eqvale@mdausa.org

 

The Family Caregiver Support Program of Boca Interfaith makes referrals to all local support groups   Call for information on all services for caregivers in
Boca Raton
(561) 391-7401
Caregiver Support Group 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
2:00 - 3:00 pm
Palm Beach Board of Realtors 50 Coconut Row, Suite 119
South Florida Parkinson Disease Support Group   Delray Beach
(561) 637-9504
Center for Breast Care Support Group   West Palm Beach, 
(561) 881-9200
Community Hospital Breast Cancer Support Groups   Boca Raton
(561) 395-7100 ext. 4501
Center for Group Counseling Support Group for caregivers of all ages caring for a loved one with a debilitating illness 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Dr.Judy Averbach
Center for Group Counseling
22455 Boca Rio Road,
Boca Raton, FL 33433, 
(561)-483-5300 Center@groupcounseling.org

Parkinson Support Group for patients and their caregivers Mondays & Wednesdays
10am to noon
Mr & Mrs G. Rodgers
Royal Palm Beach
Recreation Center
Sweet Bay Lane
Royal Palm Beach, FL 334111
561-791-9885
 
Early Stage Support and Education Group for persons in the early stages of Memory Disorders and their Caregivers 8 week sessions.
Call for Start Date
Mary Ann Theurer
St. Mary's
Memory Disorder Center
5305 Greenwood Ave, Ste. 102
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-882-6363
mary.theurer@tenethealth.com

Caregiver Support Group

1st Tuesday of every month 10am-12pm

Elayne Forgie
Alzheimer's Care
Resource Center
2328 10th Ave North, Ste. 601
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-588-4545
Email

Polio Survivors and their caregivers 3rd Tuesdays from 11:30a.m.-1:00p.m. Jane Mades
Post Polio Support Group
of Palm Beach County, Inc.
13104 Meadowbreeze Drive
Wellington, FL 33414
561-791-9842
Gibbyfla511@adelphia.net
Dementia Support Group for Families and Caregivers. 3rd Wednesdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Olga Brunner
A Good Daughter, Inc.
500 NE Spanish R. Blvd #102
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-392-3574
olga@agooddaughter.com
Huntington's Disease Support Group 3rd Monday
of the month
7:00 pm
Laura
1501 NW Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-716-2214
vazac13@gmail.com
 
Stroke

 

 

Fridays
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
 
Stroke of Hope
860 U.S. Hwy One Suite 106
North Palm Beach FL 33408
561-373-4347
lizblake@strokeofhope.org
 
Caregivers for Alzheimer's; schizophrenia; any debilitating sickness Tuesdays
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Leonard Silverstein
Ruth Rales Jewish Family
Svs. of Palm Beach County
14260 S. Military Trail
Delray Beach, FL 33484
561-852-3333
www.ruthralesjfs.org
Alzheimer's Support Group

 

 

Thursdays
10:00 - 11:00 am
Janet Zweiback, RN
Alzheimer's Community Care, Inc.
4798 North Dixie Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431
561-278-6649
jzweiback@alzcare.org
 
Alzheimer's Support Group 1st & 3rd Wednesdays  2:30 - 4:00 pm Ann Moyer, RN
Alzheimer's Community Care, Inc.
3560 Old Boynton Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33436
561-381-0231
amoyer@alzcare.org
 
Alzheimer's Support Group Wednesdays
2:15 - 4:00 pm
Jo Ellen Smith, RN
Alzheimer's Community Care, Inc.
815 E. Indiantown Road (First United Methodist Church)
Jupiter, FL 33477
561-683-2700
jsmith@alzcare.org
 
Alzheimer's Support Group Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:30 pm Jo Ellen Smith, RN
Alzheimer's Community Care, Inc.
800 Northpoint Parkway,
Suite 101-B
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-683-2700
jsmith@alzcare.org
 
Alzheimer's Support Group Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:00 pm Miriam Aviles, RN, BSN
Alzheimer's Community Care, Inc.
Corner of 2nd Ave. North and "D" St. (Church of the Nazarene)
Lake Worth FL 33460
561-432-0668
maviles@alzcare.org
Post Polio Support Group 3rd Tuesdays of most months Jane Mades
Post Polio Support Group of Palm Beach County
13104 Meadowbreeze Drive
Wellington FL 33414
561-333-9088
Gibbyfla511@comcast.net
 
Stroke support group that emphasizes education of caregivers and stroke victors to local options in recovery. 4th Sundays except Dec., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 at JFK Medical Center, 5301 S. Congress Ave., Atlantis, FL 33462 Sandy White
Golden Rule Stroke Support Group
200 Wood Dale Drive
Wellington, FL 33414
561-798-4182
sangenwhi@bellsouth.net
  
Stroke support and care giver support plus some social gatherings. 4th Sundays
JFK Medical Center
1:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Gary Walters,  Leona Laper
Golden Rule Stroke Support Club
5301 S. Congress Ave.
Atlantis, FL 33463
(561) 798-4182
Sandy White
lapertutor@yahoo.com

Alzheimer's/ Dementia- Caregiver's Support Group

3rd Thursdays
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Arden Courts WPB 2330 Village Blvd  Daycare provided with advance notice. 

Dale Kinzer, MSW, LCSW
Alpert Jewish Family &
children's Service
5841 Corporate Way
West Palm Beach FL 33422
561-684-1991
dkinzer@JFCSonline.com
Macular Degeneration and low vision support group 3rd Fridays at 3pm Jerry Rosenberg
Macular Degeneration
Support Group
2815 South Seacrest  Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33435
561-375-8956
jeractor@aol.com
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties
3rd Tuesdays
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Jessica Bianchi
United Way Palm Beach
2600 Quantum Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL
888-257-1717 ext. 122
jbianchi@alsafl.org

Alzheimer's/Parkinsons/
Dementia
Caregiver Support Group
Every Wednesday 1:30pm-3:00pm Megan Bernat
MorseLife Just Checking Program
8500 Jog Road
Boynton Beach FL 33472
561-209-6174
mbernat@morselife.org
Any chronic medical illness (e.g., cancer, dementia, etc).  For caregivers of adult loved ones.  Please contact us for date/time information
(Also serving Broward county)
Dr. Stefanie McKee
Aloesea Caregiver Program
1531 West Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton FL 33486
866-747-7385
caregiver@hbts.org
Alzheimer's/Parkinsons/
Dementia
Caregiver Support Group
1st & 3rd Wednesdays  from 1:30pm-3:00pm Megan Bernat
MorseLife Just Checking Program
8500 Jog Road
Boynton Beach FL 33472
561-209-6174
meganb@morselife.org

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

1st Thursday
of every month
1pm - 3pm

Elayne Forgie
Alzheimer's Care
Resource Center
2328 10th Ave North
Suite #601
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-588-4545
Email

Caregiver Support Group for families taking care of older loved ones. 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:00 pm Ronney Wiener
Jewish Community Center
8500 Jog Road
Boynton Beach FL 33472-2972
561-289-8578
rbw8766@aol.com
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 3rd Tuesdays
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ronney Wiener
Mount Olive Baptist Church
40 NW 4th Avenue
Delray Beach FL 33444
561-289-8578
rbw8766@aol.com
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 2nd Thursdays 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ronney Wiener
West County Senior Center
2916 State Road 15
Belle Glade FL 33430
561-289-8578
rbw8766@aol.com

Aging support group for grandparents raising grandchildren.
If interested, please phone for location until we are re-settled.
3rd Saturdays 
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Lunch and child care provided.
Lynn Laredo
Xpert Grands
Boynton Beach Senior Center
Boynton Beach FL 33435
561-358-7850
LLaredo@aol.com

 
 
Gilda’s Club South Florida
Cancer Support for anyone touched by Cancer. Family, Friends, and children.
Mon - Fri
9:00am - 5:00pm
and every Wed
9:00am - 8:00pm
Betsy Malone
Gilda's Club South Florida
119 Rose Dr.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-763-6776
betsy@gildasclubsouthflorida.org
www.gildasclubsouthflorida.org
Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class. For any person caring for a loved one. Starting Tuesday October 4th. Tuesdays
9:30 - 12:00
 
Meghan Batista
Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners
3680 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth FL 33461
561-357-7135
mbatista@pbcgov.com
 
Any caregiver Every other Tuesday 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Judy Brustad
judybrstd@gmail.com
PBC Div. of Senior Services
5217 Northlake Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 3418
561-694-5435

Any 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.

2nd & 4th Wednesdays
10:30 am - 12pm
 
2nd & 4th Thursdays
5:30 - 7pm
 
Please call to register.
Aloesea Caregiver Program
Hospice by the Sea, Inc.
1531 West Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton FL 33486
866-747-7385
caregiver@hbts.org
 

Parkinson Care Partner Support Group

2nd Monday
of the month
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Milka Santos
Parkinson Education Network
9600 S. Military Trail
Boynton Beach, FL 33436-3213
561-379-4593
msantos@parkinsoninfo.net

 

Parkinson Disease Care Partner Support Group

3rd Friday
of the Month
2:00 PM

Milka Santos
Parkinson Education Network
210 North Military Trail
Jupiter, FL 33458
561-379-4593
msantos@parkinsoninfo.net

Parkinson Disease Care Partner Support Group

4th Tuesday
of every month
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Milka Santos
Parkinson Education Network
2085 S Congress Ave
Palm Springs, FL 33406-7695
561-379-4593
msantos@parkinsoninfo.net

Alzheimer's

Every Monday at 12pm

Sandi Goldstein or Laurie Allen
The Inn &Nursing Center @ La Posada
3600 Masterpiece Way
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
561-514-5021
alfresidentcare@laposada-healthcare.com

Educational/Support Group for Caregivers of Dependent Adults
 
Educational Topics Vary Each Month Followed by Discussion/Questions & Answers About Alzheimers Disease and Care-giving

Respite will be provided

4th Thursday
of every month
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Julie Tombari
New Day Adult Care Center
301 Ebbtide Dr. Ste. H
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
561-844-0012
jtombari@faithnpb.com

Parkinson's Support Group

1st Wednesday
of every month
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gigi Gilcrease, RN, MBA
American Parkinson Disease Association
16700 Jog Road (South County Civic Center)
Delray Beach, FL 33446
800-825-2732
apdaflorida@netzero.net

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Support Group for the ALS family member, friends, caregivers and family. The group meets at the Therapeutic Recreation Center in Lake Worth.

1st Friday
of every months
1:30 - 3:00 pm

Claudia Saul-Sadler, LCSW
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
2728 Lake Worth Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-742-3748
eqvale@mdausa.org

Any Caregiver
(currently most attendees are caring for a loved one with alzheimer's)

Tuesdays
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Howard Horowitz, LCSW
Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service
7091 W. Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33446
561-558-2100
Howardh@rrjfs.org

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

2nd & 4th Wednesday every month
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sue Bartolomeo
GRandS Program
559 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
561-233-1742
sbartolomeo@pbcgov.org

Caregivers of all ages caring for a loved one with a debilitating illness

 

 

Every Tuesdays
2 - 3:30 pm

Dr. Judy Averbuch
FAULK Center for Counseling
22455 Boca Rio Road
Boca Raton, FL 33433
561.483.5300
Email

Telephone Caregiver Support Group

 

2nd Tuesday
of every month
7pm - 8pm

Elayne Forgie
Alzheimer's Care
Resource Center
2328 10th Ave North
Suite #601
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-588-4545
Email

Early Stage/Newly Diagnosed Alzheimer's Patient & Caregiver Support Group

 

2nd Thursday
of every month
10 am - 12 pm

Elayne Forgie
Alzheimer's Care
Resource Center
2328 10th Ave North
Suite #601
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-588-4545
Email

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

 

4th Thursday
of every month
5:30 pm - 7 pm

Elayne Forgie
Alzheimer's Care
Resource Center
2328 10th Ave North
Suite #601
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-588-4545
Email

The Reef:
Male Caregiver

Support Group

 

4th Friday
of every month
2pm - 4pm

Elayne Forgie
Alzheimer's Care
Resource Center
2328 10th Ave North
Suite #601
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-588-4545
Email

We are a senior care company specializing in home companion and personal care services. Hearts of Joy proudly offers both traditional and holistic options in the following South Florida counties: Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River, Broward and Palm Beach.

 

Weekdays
8am - 6pm
(weekends & after hours by appointment)

Yvonne Nobles
Hearts of Joy
Caregiver Services LLC
623 Park Place #23
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-914-1233
heartsofjoyheal@gmail.com