ALZNI partners with facilitators across our region to host support groups for caregivers of those living with Alzheimer's disease and other memory loss.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services offers over 20 different professionally-facilitated support groups. Support groups are proven to reduce the stress levels of those caring for loved ones with dementia. These groups promote friendship and bolster support of each of their members. Get answers to questions you may be having. Find out what works for others. Share what is working for you. Touch base with peers who are living through much the same journey as you and your own family. Support groups are held both in-person and virtually so there are many options to connect. Some groups even offer adult day services at no cost while you attend a meeting.

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Upcoming Events

May 18
Men’s Porter County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Porter County Community Foundation - 1401 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383
May 18
LaPorte County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Rittenhouse Village At Michigan City - 4300 Cleveland Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360
May 19
Porter County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Rittenhouse Village At Portage - 6235 Sterling Creek Road, Portage, IN 46368
May 24
Elkhart County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Greencroft Goshen - 1820 Greencroft Blvd., Goshen, IN 46527
Jun 01
Men’s Porter County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Viking Chili Bowl - 105 Morthland Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Jun 01
St. Joseph County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Hamilton Grove - 31777 Chicago Trail, New Carlisle, IN 46552
Jun 01
Porter County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Porter County Community Foundation - 1401 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Jun 07
Kosciusko County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Center for Healthy Living - Parkview Warsaw YMCA - 1305 Mariners Drive, Warsaw, IN 46582
Jun 07
Kosciusko County Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Center for Healthy Living - Parkview Warsaw YMCA - 1305 Mariners Drive, Warsaw, IN 46582

Find a support group.

CountyLocationMeetingFacilitatorNotes
ElkhartFirst Presbyterian Church
200 E. Beardsley Ave.
Elkhart, IN
2nd Tuesday
5:00-6:30pm EST
Norene Smith
574-607-3022
ElkhartGreencroft Goshen
1820 Greencroft Blvd.
Goshen, IN
4th Tuesday
3:00-4:30pm EST
Amy Willhelm
574-537-4000
Frank Piaskowy
574-903-1176
KosciuskoCenter for Healthy Living Parkview Warsaw YMCA
1305 Mariners Dr.
Warsaw, IN
1st Tuesday
1:00-2:30pm EST
Karen Kauffman
574-371-6144
KosciuskoCenter for Healthy Living Parkview Warsaw YMCA
1305 Mariners Dr.
Warsaw, IN
1st Tuesday
6:30-8:00 PM EST
Christine Cracknell
574-304-7193
Duane Klinger
260-802-1321
LakeChrist Presbyterian Church
7416 East 109th Ave
Winfield, IN
2nd Thursday
6:00-7:30pm CST
Kathleen Luken
219-230-4530
Raman Dhillon
219-895-4458
Lake - VirtualBickford of Crown Point
*Please call for virtual Zoom meeting invitation information
3rd Tuesday
6:30-8:00pm CST
Diane Robinson
Raman Dhillon
219-663-0972
LakeSt. Anthony Majestic Care
203 Franciscan Drive
Crown Point, IN
4th Wednesday
6:00-7:30pm CST
Matt Rudy
Cathy Braxton
219-661-5150
LaPorteRittenhouse Senior Living
4300 Cleveland Ave
Michigan City, IN
3rd Wednesday
2:00-3:00pm CST
Debbie Burgess
219-256-1239
Dorothy White
219-369-1247
MarshallLife Enrichment Center
1305 W Harrison St.
Plymouth, IN
3rd Thursday
3:00-4:30pm EST
Joe Collins
574-232-4121
PorterPorter County Community Foundation
1401 Calumet Ave.
Valparaiso, IN
1st Wednesday
3:00-4:30pm CST
Barb Kubiszak
Terri Dickus
219-477-5433
PorterMen’s Breakfast Group
Viking Chili Bowl
105 E US Highway 30
Valparaiso, IN
1st Wednesday
8:30-9:30am CST
John Gorski
219-508-7829
PorterMen's Group
Porter County Community Foundation
1401 Calumet Ave.
Valparaiso, IN
3rd Wednesday
8:30-9:30am CST
John Gorski
219-508-7829
PorterRittenhouse Village
6235 Sterling Creek Rd.
Portage, IN
*Please call for virtual Zoom meeting invitation option
3rd Thursday
5:30-6:30pm CST
Kayla Wilken
Danielle Balek
219-764-2900
St. JosephHoward Park
219 S. Saint Louis Blvd.
South Bend, IN
3rd Tuesday
10:00-11:30am EST
Joe Collins
Ruby Fair-Miller
574-232-4121
St. JosephHamilton Grove
31777 Chicago Trail
New Carlisle, IN
1st Wednesday
1:00-2:30pm EST
Dorothy White
219-369-1247
Bert Sappenfield
219-608-1104
VirtualAlzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana
*Please call for virtual Zoom meeting invitation information
1st Wednesday
2:00-3:30pm EST
Joe Collins
Ruby Fair-Miller
574-232-4121