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Mutual support groups whose members are family, friends, significant others, non-familial caregivers or attendants who are caring for someone who has a temporary, chronic, life-threatening or terminal illness or disability or who is elderly and increasingly unable to provide for his or her own care. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants ensure their own well-being while remaining involved in the intense care of a loved one. Also included are care receiver support groups that help people who have a caregiver cope with the fact that they require care. Care receiver support groups are often offered in conjunction with caregiver support groups and are structured to allow care receivers to participate in their own group while their caregiver attends another.
St. Mary Medical Center Auditorium 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 6 pm
Methodist Hospital - Northlake 1st Thursday of every month @ 1 pm
Methodist Hospital - Southlake 1st Thursday of every month @ 6 pm
The group meets on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at St. Thomas More Church Solar Room. The meeting is open to family and friends who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimers Disease or related dementia. Katrina Schabacker
Meeting: Fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm.Porter Hospital Education and Rehabilitation Center
Meeting: 2:30 pm the Second Sunday of each month.The meeting is open to family and friends who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
For caregivers of people with Alzheimer's and similar illnesses.
CAMEO is a resource center to provide support and education for caregivers of elderly loved ones. CAMEO is available to answer questions and share information and support with regard to caregiving.
Support group for caregivers.
6:30 pm, the second Monday each month. For family and friends caring for a loved one.
Free and open to all caregivers who need support, comfort or time to just get away.
For families and friends caring for a loved one. Meets 6:30 pm on the first Tuesday of the month. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support - Porter County Westchester Library-Thomas Branch 1st Tuesday of the month @6 pm 200 W. Indiana Avenue Chesterton, IN
No Internet site as of March 2009. For family and friends caring for a loved one. Meets at 6:30 pm on the second Monday of the month.
A Daycare for Disabled Adults. RADS objectives are to: offer caregiver support; provide a safe location; plan activities; an enhanced life style; and much more.
For family and friends caring for a loved one. Meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.
A support group for parents and caregivers who are experiencing the day-to-day challenges of a child or adolescent with a mental illness. Meetings: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm the first and third Sundays of each month.