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LOCAL RESOURCES / Minnesota / Support Groups /Hennepin County

Minnesota - Support Groups

Hennepin County
   
Support Group Meeting Date/Time Facilitator/Contact
Any Caregiver of an Older Adult 1st & 3rd Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:30 pm Lee Ann Eiden
Senior Community Services
Victory Lutheran Church
16200 Berger Drive
Eden Prairie MN 55347
952-934-3370
l.eiden@seniorcommunity.org
Caregiver Support Group for caregivers of older adults 3rd Wednesdays
10:00 - 11:30 a.m
Susan Makela
Senior Community Services
Plymouth Creek Center
14800 - 34th Avenue
Plymouth MN 55447
952-934-3370
Email
Minneapolis
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Last Wednesdays at 12pm University Good Samaritan,
8th floor, 22 - 27th Ave. S
Caregiver support group
for individuals caring for a person with mental retardation or a related developmental disability
2nd Tuesdays Toni Parrish
4301 Highway 7, #140,
Minneapolis, MN 55416-5802
(952) 920-0855 Parrishtoni@archennepin.org 
Caregiver support group
Open Circle Adult Services
3rd Wednesdays from 1:30pm - 3pm Penny Dobbins
34 - 10th Avenue S.
 Hopkins, MN 55343
(952) 935-0521
Email
Caregiver group for spouses, friends and relatives of people with Multiple Sclerosis. Call for more information
 
Denise
National Multiple Sclerosis Society,
MN Chapter
200 12th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-335-7937
dede2@mssociety.org
Multiple Sclerosis Care Partners 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. at St. Louis Park City Hall, Community Room, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN Jeff Fisher
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter
200 12th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-335-7951
jfisher@mssociety.org
Care Partners of stroke survivors
New group is forming. Please contact us to be added to the mailing list.
TBD Minnesota Stroke Association
13705 26th Ave N #106
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-553-0088
mnstroke@covad.net
Stroke Survivor and Care Givers Have a list of various caregiver support groups in Minnesota.
Times and locations vary.
Minnesota Stroke Association
13705 26th Avenue North #106
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-553-0088
mnstroke@covad.net
Parkinson's Disease Support Group 2nd Wednesdays from
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Joanne Bartel
Prairie Adult Care
16200 Berger Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
952-949-3126
PraAduCare@aol.com
People suffering from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, their loved ones and care takers. Serves both Hennepin and Scott counties.

Our web site is www.rsdsmn.org

4th Saturdays at the Savage Public Library and  2nd Saturdays at Lutheran Church of the Master in Brooklyn Center. Both groups meet from 10 am until noon Bonnie Ueland-Scherer
MN RSDS/CRPS Coalition
3904 Green Heights Trail SW
Prior Lake, MN 55372
952-447-4930
BonnieScherer@rsdsmn.org
Education and discussion group for caregivers of individuals with memory loss 3rd Wednesdays
4-5:00 pm
Laura J. Philbrook, RNC
AlterCare Adult Day Program
3620 Phillips Parkway
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
952-922-1147
lauraphilbrook@yahoo.com
Any Caregiver 3rd Thursdays
5-6pm.
Heather Raduenz
SarahCare Adult Day Services
4833, W. 123rd Street
Savage, MN 55378
952.465-0555
hraduenz@sarahcaremn.com
 
CarePartners of those dealing with Parkinson's Disease.   2nd Thursdays
1:00-3:00pm
Free respite available- call to schedule
Joan Hlas
Struthers Parkinson's Center
6701 Country Club Drive
Golden Valley, MN 55427
952-993-5495
joan.hlas@parknicollet.com
Alzheimer's and dementia 3rd Wednesdays from 1:30 -3:00 pm Diamondcrest Library Heidi Olson
The Wellstead of Rogers Alzheimer's & Memory Care
20600 S. Diamond Lake Rd
Rogers MN 55374
763-428-1981
hschneider@5sqc.com
Caregiver, spouse or family member of a clutterer or hoarder 2nd Mondays at 4:00  pm Kathleen McGonagle
Vernon Terrace
5250 Vernon Avenue
Edina MN 55436
651.373.1323
Email
Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group. 2nd Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Mark Reese
Meridian Manor
163 West Wayzata Blvd.
Wayzata MN 55391
952-473-3200
mmmarketing@lanel.com
Chronic Illness Support Group 3rd Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Peter Hartwich
Meridian Manor
163 West Wayzata Blvd.
Wayzata MN 55391
952-473-3200
mmmarketing@lanel.com

Spouses or partners of chronically ill peopled> Benton Randolph
Minnesota Well Spouse Group
2900 Thomas Ave. So.
Apt 2023
Minneapolis MN 55416
612-889-9086
bentonr123@earthlink.net
Services for grandparents, aunts,uncles and others raising relative's children. Groups meet at various locations,days and times. Please call for more information. Connie Booth
Lutheran Social Service Of Minnesota
2400 Park Ave.
Minneapolis MN 55404
612-879-5328
Connie.booth@lssmn.org

Any caregiver

We meet on the 4th Thursday of the month from 1:00-2:30

Cathy Bray
Nokomis Healthy Seniors
4120 17th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-729-5499
Email

Mainly Alzheimer's but any caregiver would be welcome

2nd Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m.

Cathy Bray
Nokomis Healthy Seniors
4120 17th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-729-5499
Email

Open to any care giver, but mostly currently have care givers taking care of loved ones with dementia/alzheimer's.

1st & 3rd Thursday of every month at 11:00 a.m. in the Club Room. 

If there are five Thursday's in the month, there will be a two week break.

Susan J. Wagener
Lake Minnetonka Shores
4515 Shoreline Drive
CSpring Park, MN 55384
952-471-3920
sjwagener@preshomes.org

Caregiver Support Group for caregivers of older adults

1st Thursday of each month, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Edina Senior Center: 5280 Grandview Square, Edina 55436

Krystal Wiebusch
Senior Community Services
10709 Wayzata Blvd Ste. 111
Minnetonka, MN 55305
952-746-4028
Email

Alzheimers Support Group

2nd Saturday of the month from 10:30-noon

Susan Cell / Keith Narr
Normandale Lutheran Church
6100 Normandale Blvd
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 927-1697
daynac2@msn.com

The Lupus Foundation of Minnesota's Client Services Department is available to individuals and families through a variety of services at no cost.

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. 

Lupus Foundation of Minnesota
2626 E. 82nd Street,
Suite 135
Bloomington, MN 55016
952-746-5151
or 800-645-1131
info@lupusmn.org