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Alzheimer's Disease Support (cont.)

Support groups for Alzheimer's disease

Support groups can help you know that you are not alone in your frustration, anger, or grief. Joining a support group may help you to cope with the changes and emotions you experience.

  • Ask your physician or clergy member if he or she knows of any support group.
  • Contact a community center, library, residential care facility, or church in your area. Some offer support groups.
  • Call the Area Agency on Aging in your city, county, or state.
  • Ask people you know for suggestions.
  • Local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/1/2014
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