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Support Programs

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Alzheimer's Association support groups provide family caregivers the opportunity to connect with others who understand. Participants exchange practical information on challenges and possible solutions, talk through issues and ways of coping, and learn about available resources.

These groups are for family and friends supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. For information on programs for professional caregivers or persons with Alzheimer’s or dementia, please call 800.272.3900. 

Family Caregiver Support Groups 
For questions please call 800.272.3900 

Irvine - NEW! Beginning February 18th
Third Tuesday of each month, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Sand Canyon Medical Center
HOAG Pickup Family Neuroscience Center
16100 Sand Canyon Ave., Ste. 150 Irvine, CA 92618
(NOT main HOAG Hospital, look for green awnings)

Mission Viejo - NEW! Beginning February 5th
First & Third Wednesday of each month, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Mount of Olives Church Adult Day Program
24772 Chrisanta Dr., Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(enter at 2nd driveway, after church) 
*Respite care may be available during meetings for your loved one. Due to limited space, must call Adult Day Program first to inquire: 949.581.3800

Second Tuesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Oakmont of Capriana 
460 S. La Floresta, Brea, CA 92823

Garden Grove
Last Wednesday of each month, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Brookdale Garden Grove
10200 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92840

Huntington Beach
2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Family Center
9451 Indianapolis Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Los Alamitos
1st Tuesday of each month, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Cottonwood Church - Building C Room C111
4505 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(parking avaliable in lot 1 or 2)

3rd Thursday of each month, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association
770 The City Drive South, Suite 7400 (7th floor), Orange, CA 92868 (parking available behind the building).

San Clemente
1st Thursday of each month, 11:00 am-12:30 p.m.
Dorothy Visser Senior Center
117 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672

Support Groups in Other Languages
Vietnamese Support Group - Westminster
3rd Thursday each month, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
County Community Services Center
15496 Magnolia Ave. Suite 111, Westminster, CA 92683
Click here for information in Vietnamese.

Spanish Telephone Support Group 
4th Tuesday each month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Contact: 800.272.3900 for dial-in instructions and questions. 
Click here for information in Spanish.

Online Support
Visit to join our free online message boards for anyone affected by Alzheimer's or related dementias. Connect with caregivers, people with early memory loss, family members, friends, and individuals who have lost someone to Alzheimer's.

24/7 Helpline Support
The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 1.800.272.3900.