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The Alzheimer's Association of Central and North Florida is proud to offer over 50 Support Groups throughout our area. Our groups are facilitated by trained volunteers and offer a variety of topics. For more information about any of our Support Groups in Central and North Florida, please call our Helpline at (800) 272-3900.

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If you have any questions about our Support Groups, please call (800) 272-3900.


United Church of Gainesville
1624 NW 5th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32603
3rd Tuesday - 7:00 PM
  Altrusa House
2002 NW 26th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32605
1st Thursday - 12:00 PM


EASE Alumni - prerequisite attendance in EASE Program
Center for Family Caregiving
3661 S Babcock St
Melbourne, FL
1st Wednesday - 2:00 PM
  Sunflower House (inside Merritt Square Mall)
777 E. Merritt Island Causeway
Merritt Island, FL 32952
1st and 3rd Wednesday - 10:30 AM
  First United Methodist Church
825 Forrest Ave.
Cocoa, FL 32922
2nd Tuesday – 10:30 AM
Prerequisite attendance in EASE or First Steps Program


Allegro at Fleming Island
3651 US Highway 17
Orange Park, FL 32003
1st Wednesday - 7:00 PM - Meeting
Dinner will be provided at 6:30 PM.

RSVP to Helpline (800-272-3900) is required for dinner.
  Clay County Council on Aging
604 Walnut Street
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
3rd Tuesday, 1:00 PM

Respite care provided, RSVP Required at (904) 531-5024 or email Judy Hyde at


St. Paul Methodist Church
8264 Lone Star Road
Jacksonville, FL 32211
3rd Tuesday - 6:30 PM
  Carriage Club
9601 Southbrook Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32256
2nd Saturday - 11:00 AM
  All Saints Episcopal Church
4171 Hendricks Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
3rd Tuesday, 6:30 PM

Respite care is provided. RSVP to All Saints at (904) 737-8488.
  Elmcroft Assisted Living
7620 Timberlin Park Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32256
3rd Wednesday - 12:00 PM

RSVP to Helpline (800-272-3900) for lunch.
  River Garden Hebrew Home
11401 Old St. Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
2nd Wednesday - 3:30 PM
  Woodlawn Presbyterian Church
3026 Woodlawn Road
Jacksonville, FL 32209
1st Thursday - 1:00 PM
  Peaches-Na-Basket Adult Day Care
2040 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208
3rd Saturday - 11:00 AM
  Emeritus Southpoint
6895 Belfort Oaks Place
Jacksonville, FL 32216
3rd Wednesday on odd months (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Nov) 6:00 PM
  Riverside Presbyterian Church (Thompson Parlor)
849 Park Street
Jacksonville, Fl 32204
3rd Monday of each month @ 1:30 pm
  Almost Home Adult Day Care
3604 Cardinal Point Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32257
3rd Thursday of each month @ 5:00 pm


Flagler Pines Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
300 South Lemon Street
Bunnell, FL 32110
1st Monday - 4:30 PM

  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
4600 Belle Terre Parkway
Palm Coast, FL 32164
4th Monday - 5:30 PM


Altrusa House
First Thursday of each month at Noon
2002 NW 36 Avenue
Gainesville FL 32605
Facilitator: Nancy Lewis
Phone: (352) 377-7708

Indian River


The Brennity (Library)
7955 16th Manor
Vero Beach, FL 32966
4th Wednesday - 3:30 PM


Bridgewater at Waterman Village
500 Waterman Avenue
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
3rd Wednesday - 1:30 PM
  Cornerstone Hospice
2445 Lane Park Rd
Tavares, FL 32778
3rd Tuesday - 11:00 AM


The Windsor of Ocala
2650 SE 18th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471
3rd Tuesday - 4:00 PM
  Emeritus West of Ocala
9070 SW 80th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34481
2nd Thursday - 5:00 PM
  Brentwood at Fore Ranch
4511 SW 48 Avenue
Ocala, FL 34474
4th Wednesday - 6:00 PM
  Chambrel at Pinecastle
1801 SE 24th Road
Ocala, FL 34471
1st Wednesday - 6:00 PM


Nassau County Council on Aging
1367 South 18th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
3rd Thursday - 2:30 PM


Centre for Aging and Wellness
Florida Hospital, Centre for Family Medicine
133 Benmore Drive, Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32792
3rd Tuesday - 6:00 PM
  Winter Park Presbyterian Church
400 S. Lakemont Ave
Winter Park, FL 32792
1st Thursday - 10:30 AM
  Forest Lake Church, Classroom #4
515 Harley Lester Lane
Apopka, FL 32703
1st Monday - 7:00 - 8:00 PM
  New Hope Chiropractic Wellness Center
1084 Lee Rd, #7
Orlando, FL 32810
4th Thursday - 5:00 PM
  Guardian Care Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Board Room
2500 West Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805
3rd Wednesday - 2:00 PM


Grupo de Apoyo. Osceola Council on Aging
700 Generation Point
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Segundo Jueves - 10:00 AM
  Osceola Council on Aging
700 Generation Point
Kissimmee, FL 34744
2nd Friday - 12:00 - 1:30 PM


Palatka Health Care Center
110 Kay Larkin Drive
Palatka, FL 32177
2nd Friday - 2:00 PM


Arden Courts Alzheimer's Assisted Living
1057 Willa Springs Drive
Winter Springs, FL 32708
2nd Tuesday - 6:00 PM

Respite care provided by Arden Courts. RSVP to Susan Tibbals at (407) 696-8400.
  Arden Courts Alzheimer's Assisted Living -
Navigating as Couples
1057 Willa Springs Drive
Winter Springs, FL 32708
1st Thursday - 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Martha Purdy, LCSW facilitates a monthly support group for people newly diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers.

Lunch is provided by Arden Courts. Please RSVP to (800) 272-3900.
  Oakmonte Village
1020 Royal Gardens Circle
Lake Mary, Fl 32746
2nd Wednesday - 2:00 PM

Emeritus at Lake Mary
150 Middle St.
Lake Mary, FL 32746
3rd Tuesday - 4:00 PM

  Wekiwa Springs Baptist Church
584 N. Wekiwa Springs Road
Apopka, Fl 32712
3rd Thursday - 7:00 PM
  Forest Lake Church, Classroom #4
515 Harley Lester Lane
Apopka, FL 32703
1st Monday - 7:00 - 8:00 PM


Woodland Towers
113 Chipola Avenue
DeLand, FL 32729
1st Tuesday at 2:00 PM and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 PM


Christ Community Church
1210 Mission Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
2nd Tuesday - 6:30 PM

  Clare Bridge of Ormond Beach
240 Interchange Blvd
Ormond Beach, FL 32714
4th Thursday - 10:00 AM
  Aging Tree
985 Harley Strickland Blvd #100
Orange City, FL 32763
3rd Wednesday - 11:00 AM

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