January 2016 FTD / Dementia Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Norwalk:

 

Dates: Thursday, January 14 and 28, 10:30am to 11:30am

The Dementia Caregiver Support Group at the Norwalk Senior Center is for caregivers of family members or friends diagnosed with Dementia caused by Alzheimer’s, Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) or other conditions or diseases.

The group offers caregivers an opportunity to share their experiences, help others by sharing their ideas, find out about resources and information thatNSC Photo might be helpful. Meetings are friendly and informal. Occasionally there are themes and guest speakers.Membership in the Senior Center is not required.

For more information or if you are interested in participating, please call Lynn at (203) 847-3115 ext.108 or send her an email at mow@norwalksc.org.

NYC:

 

Dates: Wednesday, January 6 and 20, 4:30pm to 5:45pm

360 LevMeeting Location : Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders,
New York City, Inc.
 (formerly the NYC Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association) 360 Lexington Ave., 3rd Floor, New York, NY

Facilitator : Jill Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC  – 212-305-7382 – JG2673@cumc.columbia.edu

Please contact Jill if you are interested in attending.

Meets: Twice Monthly, First and Third Wednesday, 4:30pm to 5:45pm

Farmington:

 

Date: Sunday, January 17th, 1:00-2:30pm

Location: Arden Courts Memory Care, 45 South Rd, Farmington, CT.

The CT FTD Foundation has a support group meeting for all caregiver’s and families/friends who have a loved one diagnosed with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD).

Courtyard-003The support group meetings are a chance for everyone to share their experiences and express concerns. It also gives a chance to share ideas that have worked for other caregivers going through the same experience. Meetings are informal. You are welcome to bring your loved one with FTD, Arden Courts will provide respite care in a separate room. Please just let us know in advance if your loved one will attend.

Meetings are the third Sunday of every month at Arden Courts Memory Care, 45 South Rd, Farmington, CT. Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm. Hosted by the CT FTD Foundation, meetings are free. For more information contact info@ctftdfoundation.org.

FTD Spouse Support Group on Yahoo

An independent, online, peer support group committed exclusively to the spouses of those diagnosed with frontotemporal degeneration and early-onset dementias.

From their group description: “We are an independent peer support group committed to the spouses of those diagnosed with Fronto-Temporal Degeneration and Early-Onset Dementia’s (before age 65). Founded by and for spouse-caregivers, our focus is empowering others with the tools and confidence needed to accept and manage their spouses’ dementia symptoms and difficult behaviors.”

Go to FTD Spouse Caregiver Support Yahoo Group to register.