Find new friends, practical information and emotional support in these groups. Call today for more information.
WALK n’ TALK Caregiver Support Group
Sponsor: Family Caregiver Alliance, San Francisco Adult Day Support
Location: San Francisco
Time: First & third Wednesday of the month, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Content: This combination workout/support group for caregivers begins with a low-impact workout, such as a walk or easy exercise routine, and then takes some time for group members to talk and share their caregiving experiences. An ideal way to get support, improve your health and reduce stress.
Contact: Lois Escobar at FCA, (800) 445-8106
Berkeley Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
Sponsor: Family Caregiver Alliance & Alzheimer’s Association
Location: North Berkeley Senior Center
Time: Third Wednesday of the month, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Content: Support group for people who are caring for a relative or friend with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.
Contact: Jo McCord at FCA, (800) 445-8106
Huntington’s Disease Support Groups
Support groups in Bay Area locations for people with Huntington’s disease, their families, partners, friends and other loved ones. Sponsored by FCA and Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Northern California Chapter.
East Bay: Berkeley
Time: Third Saturday of the month, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Contact: Minda Lucero, (510) 523-3619
Time: Third Thursday of the month, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Contact: Andrea Zanko, (415) 476-9320
South Bay: Palo Alto
Time: Second Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Contact: Andrea Kwan, (650) 725-6571, or Lucille Towner, (650) 967-0679
All groups offer participants supportive environments in which to ask questions and share experiences, resources, friendship and ideas.
Contact: To register for any of the groups, visit www.caregiver.org and click on “Groups”.
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