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Alamance County

Alzheimer's Support Group - Meets 3rd Thursday monthly, noon to 1pm in the Gathering Room, Village at Brookwood, 1860 Brookwood Avenue, Burlington, NC 27215. Contact co-facilitators: E. Berkeley 336-570-8346, K. Porter  at phone number 336-222-7797.

Family Caregiver Support Group - Meetings are held in Burlington at Piedmont Health Senior Care, 1214 Vaughn Road, on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12:15 - 1:30pm. Contact phone number is 336-532-0000.

Frontotemporal Dementia Caregiver Support Group - Alamance Eldercare recently hosted our first support group meeting for caregivers of individuals with Frontotemporal Dementia. Starting January 17th, support group meetings will continue to meet:   Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at Alamance Eldercare | 3019 S. Church Street, Burlington NC 27215 from 6:00-7:30pm. Charlie Bryant-Pardini, MS, CRC, Cone Health | Alamance Eldercare Direct Dial: 336.538.8079 or Fax: 336.538.8577
 

Davidson County

Family Caregiver Support Group - Meetings are held every third Wednesday of the month, from 2:00 to 3:00. Located in Lexington at The Life Center of Davidson, 601 West Center Street. If you are caring for an Older / Disabled Adult and need support, please come. For more Information, please contact Heather Handy at phone number 336-249-2155 or cpyle@lifecenterdavidson.com 

Davie County

Al-Anon Family Group - at Macedonia Moravian Church, NC 801 North, Advance. Sundays at 8pm, Room 225. Al Anon is a group that helps families and friends of alcoholics.

Alzheimer’s Support Group - meets at 6:30pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month at Davie County Senior Services. Call phone number 336-753-6230 for more information.

Autism Support Group - 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30pm at Hillsdale Baptist Church, Advance, NC.

Davie County Diabetes Support Group - 1st Thursday of every month, 7:00-8:30pm, at Davie County Public Library Small Conference Room, Info phone number: 336-751-8700

Davie County MS Support Group - 2nd Monday of each month, 6pm, Davie County, County Hospital.

Forsyth County

Caregivers

 
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group - Stitch Center Wake Forest Baptist Medical
336-716-1034       
Alzheimer’s Support Group - Elizabeth and Tab Williams Adult Day Center 336-724-2155    
Alzheimer’s Support Group - Kerner Ridge Assisted Living 336-993-1881
Alzheimer’s Support Group - Main Street Methodist Church 336-817-4624
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (WSSU) 336-725-8167
Senior Services, Inc. - Elizabeth and Tab Williams Adult Day Center 336-724-2155
The Department of Social Services RAPP - Relatives As Parents 336-703-3744
 

Grief Counseling

 
BestHealth (grief support group) 336-713-2378
Grief Share (grief support) or visit www.griefshare.org to find local group 800-395-5755
Hospice and Palliative Care (grief counseling center) 336-768-3972
Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville (bereavement support group) 336-996-6696
 

Health Related

 
The Adaptables (peer counseling for persons with disabilities) 336-767-7060
Aphasia (“Power over Aphasia” peer group) 336-723-1272
Arthritis Support Group 336-924-8029
Cancer Services, Inc. 336-760-9983
Diabetes Support Group - Forsyth County Department of Public Health 336-703-3219
Forsyth County Stroke Support Club - Forsyth Medical Center 

336-765-2159 336-718-5284

Hearing Loss Association www.nchearingloss.org/winston.htm 336-768-1177
Lupus Foundation 24 hour hotline 336-768-1493
Multiple Sclerosis 336-299-4136
Parkinson's Support Group 336-768-2011 
Stroke Victors Club - Winston-Salem Parks and Recreation 336-727-2315
Visually Impaired Support Group - Shepherd’s Center of Kernersville 336-996-6696
 

Mental Health

 
Mental Health Association - Anxiety disorders, mood disorders (depression, bipolar), schizophrenia, dual diagnoses (mental illness/substance abuse), eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia) 336-768-3880
 

Guilford County

Caregivers:

High Point - The group meets the 1st Wednesday* of each month, 1:00-2:30 pm, Community Building Meeting Room, Pennybyrn at Maryfield, 109 Penny Road, High Point, NC 27260.

High Point - "Forget It Caregivers Support Group" - Alzheimer’s Association sponsored group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm, The Crossing of High Point, 2426 Gordon Road, High Point, NC 27265. RSVP to Susan at 336-409-1227 or srinehart@goodwillnwnc.org 

Greensboro - The group meets the 2nd Tuesday* of each month, 12:30-2:00 pm, in the conference room at Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Road, Greensboro NC  27410.

Greensboro - The group meets the last Tuesday of each month, 5:45-7:15 pm, Day Advantage with Well·Spring Solutions, 2701 Henry Street, Greensboro. RSVP to Jodi at phone number 336-274-3559 or jkolada@well-spring.org

*Please notify Jodi if you need care for a loved one during these times at least one week prior to the meeting. You can contact Jodi at phone number 336-274-3559 or jkolada@well-spring.org.

Greensboro - Center for Outreach in Alzheimer's Aging and Community Health or COAACH. Our support group is every 3rd Monday from 6 - 7:30 pm here at COAACH. We are located at: 2105 Yanceyville St, Greensboro, NC 27405

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Kinship Caregivers

In Greensboro, meetings are the 3rd Wednesday each month beginning at 11:00 am at Senior Resources Senior Center, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, Contact: Maderia Lewis at phone number (336) 373-4816

In High Point, meetings are the 2nd Tuesday each month beginning at 11:00 am  at Macedonia Family Resource Center, 401 Lake Ave., Contact: Maderia Lewis at phone number (336) 373-4816

Senior Resources of Guilford's Memory Cafe

What is a memory café? A Memory Café provides a gathering place for friends with Alzheimer’s (or other dementias) along with their caregivers and families to relax and enjoy socialization, refreshments, discussion and entertainment. 

There are three Memory Café locations:

1.  In Greensboro, the Memory Café it is held on the second Thursday of every month from 10 am-12 pm at Senior Resources of Guilford located at 1401 Benjamin Parkway. 

2.  In High Point, the Memory Café is held the first Thursday of every month from 10 am-12 pm at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 1225 Chestnut Drive. 

3.  In Jamestown, the Memory Café meets the third Tuesday of every month from 1:30-3:30 pm at Jamestown United Methodist Church located at Oakdale Campus at 534 Oakdale Road. 

To RSVP contact Mikayla Tate, Family Caregiver Support Coordinator at phone number (336) 373-4816 ext. 240 or you may email caregiver2@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Randolph County

Caregivers

Every 3rd Thursday of each month except December (December is the 2nd Thursday) at 6:30 pm, Home Health of Randolph Hospital, 341 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC.

Rockingham County

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Kinship Support Meetings

 This group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, various locations. Contact Kathy Lovelace at phone number 336-394-1310 for more information.
 

Alzheimer's Support Group

This group meets the 2nd Monday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at 104 N. Washington Avenue, in Reidsville. Contact: Asheley Cooper at phone number 336-347-2328
 

Stokes County

Walnut Ridge Assisted Living- Walnut cove Alzheimer’s support group

Caregivers of the Frail Elderly meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m.  at Walnut Cove Senior Center located at 308 Brook Street, Walnut Cove, NC 27052. Contact Sharon Welborn at phone number 336-591-7790 or swelborn@ridgecare.com.

Surry County

Compassion Circle

The 3rd Thursday of month 6pm at the Family Resource Center. Contact phone number 336-786-6155. 

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The 1st Sunday of the month, Franklin Heights United Methodist Church. Contact phone number 336-786-6728. 

Better Breathers Club

The last Thursday of the month, Armfield Civic Center. Call phone number 336-786-2596 for more information

Eddie Barber Amputee Support Group

The 3rd Thursday of the month, Northern Hospital - Lockhart Conference Room. Contact: A. Lancaster at phone number 336-719-7103. 

Breast Cancer Support Group

The 1st Monday of the month, Grace Moravian Church. Contact S. Overby at phone number 336-789-9779.