Caregiver Support Groups

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis, Inc. provides monthly caregiver support groups at the centers. Call 901-372-4585 for specific dates, times and topics. Care for family members is provided free of charge during the meetings. Your family member needs NOT be enrolled in daily services to be cared for while you attend the support group.

Support Group Locations

Kennedy Park:

  • Spousal Support: second Tuesday of each month, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Coping with Caring∗: third Tuesday of each month, 4:30-5:30 pm
  • General Support Group: fourth Wednesday of each month, 4:30 pm -5:30 pm

Dorothy’s Place:

  • Spouse Support: first Wednesday of each month, 9:30 – 10:30 am
  • Coping with Caring∗: second Thursday of each month, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
  • General Support Group: third Thursday of each month, 4:30-5:30 pm
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∗Education Topics such as Nutrition, Safety, Coping with Relatives, Veterans, Physical Therapy and Transferring, Caring for Caregiver, Hospice/end of life, Legal/Financial, Communication, Dementia Updates, Holidays. Call for current months topics.

Off-Site Support Groups:

  • Yad L’Yad, 3rd Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00 pm,
    Jewish Family Services, 6560 Poplar Memphis, TN 38138

Support groups are partuially funded by the Aging Commission of the Mid-South.

Contact ADS

Phone : 901-372-4585
Email : info@adsmemphis.org

Dorothy’s Place:
3185 Hickory Hill Road; Memphis, TN 38115

Kennedy Park Center:
4585 Raleigh LaGrange Rd.; Memphis, TN 38128

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Why Join a Support Group

Because it can help you:

  • Realize you are not alone
  • Prevent isolation
  • Network and share ideas, learn news about the latest advances in treatment of the disease, and find doctors who specialize in the field, etc.
  • Gain a better perspective and have realistic expectations
  • Set goals
  • Reinforce efforts for positive action
  • Improve communication skills
  • Cope with and grieve losses
  • Counter depression
  • Make new friends
  • Accept the need for help and support, both physical or emotional
  • LAUGH!!

Roth, Sherry, CSW/LIAF,H1 June 1997, pg.5

Contact Information
  • PHONE: 901-372-4585

  • Email: info@adsmemphis.org

  • Dorothy’s Place:
    3185 Hickory Hill Road;
    Memphis, TN 38115

  • Kennedy Park Center:
    4585 Raleigh LaGrange Rd.;
    Memphis, TN 38128

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