General Support Groups

General Support Groups

Please See Calendar for Dates & Times These groups are an open forum where caregivers can ask questions, address concerns and receive support from others who are experiencing similar issues. A social engagement program is provided for your loved one with...
Male Caregiver Support Group

Male Caregiver Support Group

Fourth Friday/10:00 ‐ 11:30 am We have a large number of men who directly care for their wives. Others manage care by utilizing help in the home, day care and/or facilities. All situations are stressful and require us to cultivate new skills in addition to those we...
Changing Worlds Support Group

Changing Worlds Support Group

Third Friday/10:00 ‐ 11:30 am Where do we go from here? We’ve made it through the nearly paralyzing days of care giving and then our loved one’s loss. So much to do right away and then the reality of the loss sets in. We are here to talk about how we are dealing...
Day to Day Coping

Day to Day Coping

Third Thursday/2:30 ‐ 4:00 pm This discussion group focuses on the feelings and coping strategies of the caregivers. Come and share with others who really understand! This group helps us comprehend the grief/loss process that we are all going through. The group...
Transitions Support Group

Transitions Support Group

Third Tuesday/2:30 ‐ 4:00 This support group is for caregivers to talk openly about whatever changes are occurring. Common areas of discussion are how to get help and what is available. Caregivers and those with a memory issue are separated for this group. The group...
Early Stage Couples Group

Early Stage Couples Group

Fourth Tuesdays 2:30‐4:00 pm This support group is for couples who are confronting any form of dementia in its Early Stages. The person with memory issues should be early in the disease process and be comfortable openly addressing the challenges he or she faces....
Facility Issues Support Group

Facility Issues Support Group

Second Friday/10:00 ‐ 11:30 am We gather with others who are living the difficult life of having someone they love in a memory care, assisted living facility or a skilled nursing home. Sometimes it helps to know that you are not the only one going through this. Often...
Golden Gate Support Group

Golden Gate Support Group

Second Monday/12:30‐1:30 pm This group is held at the Golden Gate Senior Center located at 4898 Coronado Parkway in Naples. The group is facilitated by the staff of the Alzheimer’s Support Network. The group is a great source of support, provides a...
Marco Island Support Group

Marco Island Support Group

First Friday/10:00 ‐ 11:30 am This group is designed for those who live on or near Marco Island. Some have been dealing with neurocognitive disorders for a long time and others are just beginning their journey. There is much to be gained by sharing and feeling...
The Road to Acceptance for Caregivers

The Road to Acceptance for Caregivers

First Thursday/2:30 ‐ 4:00 pm This group is for caregivers struggling to accept the disease and behavioral changes of their loved ones. We will also focus on self‐care for the caregiver. This journey is a tough, emotional challenge and we need to acknowledge that and...
Adult Children Support Group

Adult Children Support Group

First & Third Wednesdays/5:30 ‐ 7:00 pm This group is for men and women dealing with all the issues surrounding the care of a parent or relative. The group is a great source of support, provides a nurturing environment and a place to obtain resources needed. We do...
Minders Keepers

Minders Keepers

Minders Keepers was a group started by Bill Beckwith, PhD and the Alzheimer’s Support Network about 10 years ago. Minders Keepers is a group for people with memory issues who wish to join together to openly discuss the issues they face. The goal is for those...
Ladies Club

Ladies Club

Ladies’ Club is for women in the early stages of dementia. Like the Naples Club, the Ladies club is designed for those who want to socialize, and provides a safe setting to do so. In addition, both the Ladies Club and Naples Club provide valuable respite time...
Hospital Wristbands

Hospital Wristbands

Hospital Wristbands Grey Hospital Wristbands that say “memory impaired, non-decision maker” are available at our office free of charge to anyone with a loved one with dementia who will be in a hospital setting. The wristbands are comfortable,  ...