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For a support group in your area, please call our 24-hour Helpline — 1.800.272.3900 any time, 24/7.

Support Group Locations

Support Groups in Acadiana Region

Early Stage Support Group


For information about learning opportunities available to caregivers, visit the Louisiana Chapter's Education page.

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In Person

We offer support groups and several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s as well as community members. Most of these programs are free of charge. For more information call our 24-hour helpline at 1.800.272.3900.

To learn more about beginning a support group in your area, contact Knesha Rose at krose@alz.org or 504.330.2426.


The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms provide a virtual online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and care providers. Our message boards have thousands of registered members from around the United States and thousands more who refer to the stories and information that is available 24 hours a day.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association online community.


The Caregiver Telephone Support Group is for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.  The purpose is to reach those caregivers who could benefit from a support group, yet find it difficult to travel to a meeting site.

More Info on the Telephone Support Group

The Early Stage Telephone Support Group offers a safe and supportive environment where you can talk with others living with dementia that are dealing with similar issues.

More info on Early Stage Telephone Support Group

Project Found

Project FOUND will provide support for community-wide education efforts, training of law enforcement and first-responders, and the development of a database, which law enforcement officers can use to help identify missing persons who may wander, and who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Those who register their loved ones with dementia in Project FOUND will receive a free monitoring bracelet. To lean more, please visit here.



Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.