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Shiley-Marcos ADRC Support Groups

The Shiley-Marcos ADRC team recognizes that coping with the changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is an ongoing process that impacts the lives of the diagnosed individuals, their family members, and their relationships in the community. Adequate education about the disease process and sufficient knowledge of the multifaceted resources available to individuals and their family members is paramount to successful coping.

Flyer of all QOL programs offered by Shiley-Marcos ADRC.

*During COVID-19, our support groups are offered via Zoom and can be accessed by computer or phone. Please download the Virtual QOL programs flyer for days and times. Contact Tracey Truscott, LCSW to join.

Support Groups

​Support Group & Flyer
​Additional Information

​A weekly support group for people with Mild Cognitive Impairment or early-stage dementia and their care partners

​Virtual Group is offered every Wednesday.

  • Care Partner:
    Every Wednesday 10:30-11:30 am
  • Person Diagnosed: Every Wednesday
    11:30 to 12 pm
​A monthly support group for caregivers of any age who are caring for a loved one with any stage or type of dementia
​Virtual Group is offered every 2nd Wednesday from 2-3 pm.
​A monthly support group for individuals who are in the early stage of Alzheimer's or a related disorder and under age 65.

​Virtual Group is offered on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

  • Care Partner: 12-1 pm
  • Person Diagnosed: 1-2 pm

​A monthly support group for family members and care partners who are facing the challenges of Lewy Body and Frontotemporal Dementias.
​Virtual Group is offered the first Wednesday of every month from 2-3 pm.
​Bi-monthly Spanish support group for caregivers of all ages providing care to individuals with Alzheimer’s or a related disorder. Facilitated by SMADRC bilingual social worker, Ivonne Arias, MSW.
Virtual Group is offered on the 2nd & 4th Friday of the month from 2-3 pm.

​A monthly support group for individuals who have learned that they have two copies of the e4 allele of the apolipoprotein E gene (ApoE).

​Virtual Group is offered every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 3-4 pm.