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Get the emotional support you need

Support groups are small discussion groups for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. These groups provide participants with an opportunity to discuss caregiving challenges and share helpful tips, while receiving support from others who are in similar situations. We have many support groups, at various times and locations. Check to see if there is a group close to you that fits your needs. Call our 24-hour Helpline at 1.800.272.3900.

Connect with others online at AlzConnected

The Alzheimer’s Association provides an online community for persons with Alzheimer's, caregivers and friends. We have thousands of registered members from around the United States who refer to the stories and information that is available 24 hours a day.

AlzConnected  https://www.alzconnected.org/

Why join ALZConnected? To connect with a community that offers Alzheimer's support. Some features include:

  • Home Page:  Post a personal update and read what your connections have to share.
  • Message Boards:  Share questions and opinions with a diverse community.
  • Solutions:  Get answers to your questions or support others by offering solutions to their challenges.
  • Connections:  Get connected with others like you. Review and accept our suggested connections or invite your own.
  • Inbox:  Send private messages to your connections within a secure system.
  • Groups:  Join public or private groups focused on a topic or shared experience.

Join the Alzheimer’s Association AlzConnected online community now.


Support groups listed by State and County



All affiliated support groups within the Alzheimer's Association, Greater Cincinnati Chapter territory meet monthly. Call the Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 for the most current information. These groups are led by volunteer facilitators (family members or professionals) who donate their time to support caregivers affected by a dementing illness. The Greater Cincinnati Chapter does not endorse any specific organization, facility, product or person. Various programs and services are funded in part by the Ohio Department of Aging through the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio and the Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc. All services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, or ancestry.

PLEASE NOTE: These support groups are open to family caregivers only and confidentiality is strictly maintained.  The Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati does not allow attendance at these groups by community service providers, health care professionals, students or other laypersons who are not caring for a family member with Alzheimer's or dementia.  Also, these support groups are not designed for people who have a diagnosis of dementia and their attendance is not advised. To learn about education/support groups for the diagnosed person, please see the "Early Stage Persons" page under the "Education" section of this web site. 

Click here to download a printable list of our affiliated support groups in the Greater Cincinnati area.



Mt. Pleasant Retirement Community
Community Building
225 Britton Lane.
Monroe, OH  45050
2nd Tuesday of the month, 3–4:30 p.m.

Oxford  Seniors - Great Room
922 Tollgate Dr
Oxford, OH  45056
2nd Monday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.

Refreshing Springs Church of God
7719 Lesourdsville-West Chester Rd.
West Chester, OH  45069
1st Saturday of the month, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Ohio Living Cape May  Starts July 5, 2018
1754 Cape May Dr.
Wilmington, OH  45177
1st Thursday of the month, 6–7:30 p.m.


Younger-Onset Caregiver Group Alzheimer’s Association
644 Linn Street, Suite 1026
Cincinnati, OH 45203 (Queensgate)
2nd Thursday of the month, 7–9 p.m.
--For family caregivers of persons who were diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia under age 65.

Alois Alzheimer's Center (Enter building through Assessment Center back entrance)
70 Damon Rd.
Cincinnati, OH  45218 (Greenhills)
2nd Tuesday of the month, 11-12:30 p.m.
4th Saturday  10- 11:30 p.m. 

Bethesda North Trihealth Hospital, Schreiner MR Room-BN Center 4
10500 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH  45242
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30 p.m.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, in the Guadalupe Room
7820 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45255 (Anderson Township)
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7–8:30 p.m.

Kenwood by Senior Star 5435 Kenwood Rd.
Cincinnati, OH  45227 (Kenwood)
1st Wednesday of the month, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Mercy West Hospital, Cafeteria
3300 Mercy Health Blvd.
Cincinnati, OH  45211 (Western Hills)
2nd Sunday of the month, 2–3:30 p.m.

Twin Lakes at Montgomery, Day Star Room
9840 Montgomery Road (use the McKinley Place entrance)
Cincinnati, OH 45242 (Montgomery)
2nd Wednesday of the month, 3–4:30 p.m.
--For spouses of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia

Twin Towers
5343 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45224 (College Hill)
1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30–8 p.m.(Welcome Center), Hader Room


Highland District Hospital
1275 N. High Street
Hillsboro, OH
3rd Monday of the month, 5–6:30 p.m.


Southern Ohio Medical Center - East Campus
2201 25th St. (Gibson Building) 1st floor
Portsmouth, OH
1st Tuesday of the month, 1–2:30 p.m
Teleconferencing is an option for caregivers who are unable to
attend the meeting in person. Call Melissa Dever at
(740)710-1821 for information.


135 Huron St.
Jackson, OH  45640
3rd Thursday of the month, 1–2:30 p.m


Christian Village at Mason, in the Community Room
411 Western Row Road
Mason, OH 45040
1st Thursday of the month, 1–2:30 p.m.

Otterbein Retirement Community, Phillippi Meeting Room
585 N. State Route 741
Lebanon, OH 45036
1st Friday of the month, 1–2:30 p.m.

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St. Elizabeth Hospital-Florence, Atrium Conference Room
7380 Turfway Road
Florence, KY 41042
4th Thursday of the month, 12:30–2 p.m.
Activities staff can provide supervised care for individuals with dementia during meeting time, but arrangements must be made in advance. Call Dana at 859-212-5446 to make a reservation.


St. Elizabeth Hospital-Fort Thomas,
Cafe Conference Room off the cafeteria
85 N. Grand Avenue (use hospital's main entrance and follow signs to cafeteria)
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:30–8 p.m.


Madonna Manor  (Adelaide Center)
2344 Amsterdam Rd
Covington, KY 41017
4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30–8:30 p.m.



Various programs and services of the Alzheimer's Association are funded in part by the Ohio Department of Aging through the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio and the Area Agency on Aging District 7, Inc.  All services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, or ancestry.


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