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A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia is life changing and raises a lot of questions and emotions. It can leave the person with the disease feeling isolated and unsure of where to turn for information and support.

The Alzheimer's Association wants you to know that you are not alone! Let's work together to plan, prepare, find support and live your life after diagnosis.

One of the best tools out there is our special website center developed with input from individuals living with Alzheimer's.
Click here to get started!

The South Carolina Chapter is also working to develop early stage programming -- but we need to hear from YOU so that we can provide services where you are! If you are living with early stage dementia, please contact us at 800-272-3900 or alzsc@alz.org.


Memory Café - York County
The Memory Café is a gathering where people with memory loss can spend time together with their caregivers and enjoy conversation, light refreshments, and participate in social activities. *Caregivers must be present.

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:00-7:00 PM, at Lake Wylie Assisted Living, located at 4877 Charlotte Highway in Clover, SC.

To learn more, contact Dori Burgess at 1-800-272-3900 o dburgess@alz.org.


Connections Events - Greenville
In the Upstate, we are pleased to offer a social group is for individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's or a related dementia or with memory impairment, along with their care partners. Please join us for this one-of-a-kind group to connect with others in your community! Along with different monthly activities, there will be information available and support as needed. 

The following events are FREE! Please RSVP two days in advance by contacting Jamie Guay, Program Director, at 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org.

“Thanks-Mas” Dinner
Tuesday, November 28, 5-8 PM

Half Mile Lake Clubhouse, 241 Half Mile Way, Greenville
This dinner will be for the person w/dementia and their caregiver. We will have a holiday dinner (that YOU didn’t have to cook!), music, and maybe even some fun  activities.  Right at Home will provide a delicious meal from Fatz Café. and you will be served by some of Sevier Middle School’s BETA Club members. Seating is LIMITED; you must RSVP by 11/25: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org.

Holiday Cheer!!! - Roper Mountain Lights
Thursday, December 7, 6:30 PM

Roper Mountain Science Center, 402 Roper Mountain Rd, Greenville
No program...just a drive through the Roper Mountain Light exhibit! Please call ahead for meeting location for the van pick-up. Seating will be limited. YOU MUST RSVP by 12/4: 800-272-3900 or jguay@alz.org.

CONNECTIONS CAFÉ - Holiday Celebration & Pottery Glazing
Thursday, December 14, 2-3 PM
Upcountry History Museum, 540 Buncombe St, Greenville
Free parking; Free admission; light refreshments provided. 
Back by popular demand: we will be glazing pottery! 

CONNECTIONS CAFÉ - Board Game Day!
Thursday, January 11, 2-3 PM

Upcountry History Museum, 540 Buncombe St, Greenville
Free parking; Free admission; light refreshments provided. 
Put your game face on! We will have a board game day!!! 



 


 

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