Caregiver Support Groups in Tallahassee FL

Caregiver support groups

Caregiver support groups offer family caregivers the opportunity to share their experiences and learn from others dealing with similar issues.

There are many caregiver support groups located throughout the greater Tallahassee FL area. If you don’t see a support group to your liking listed below, we suggest that you contact your local senior center, hospital, church, senior organization or an association which focuses on specific diseases such as Alzheimer’s. You don’t have to go it alone!

Caregiver Support Groups

 

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups

 

Alzheimer’s Project

An opportunity for caregivers to gain important knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease from other caregivers. Meets at numerous locations throughout the Tallahassee area.

Phone: (850) 386-2778

http://alzheimersproject.org/Services/Support-Groups

 

Wakulla County Alzheimer’s Support Group

Offers caregiver and respite support groups.

984-5277

 

 

ALS Support Groups

 

ALS Association Florida Chapter

The ALS Association Florida Chapter offers comprehensive support and resources for persons diagnosed with ALS, their families and caregivers. Our staff is available Monday through Friday to answer any questions you may have. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information at careservices@alsafl.org or toll free at 888.257.1717 ext. 113.

 

 

Stroke / Brain Injury Support Groups

 

The National Stroke Association offers numerous stroke caregiver support groups throughout Florida Locations are available online.

http://www.stroke.org/stroke-resources/stroke-support-groups

 

The Tallahassee Memorial NeuroScience Center offers The Big Bend Brain Injury Support Group for survivors of brain injury, their families and professionals in related fields. The meetings are held in the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 850-431-5766.

 

 

Stroke Support Group

 

The Stroke Support Group is for stroke survivors and their families.

The meetings are held at HarborChase Senior Living Community, 100 John Knox Road. A light lunch is provided. For more information, call 850-431-5002.

 

Big Bend Brain Injury Support Group

Offered by the TMH Neuro-Science Center for survivors of brain injury, family and professionals. Meets at Conference Room A (Cafeteria) of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. 431-5037.

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis Support Groups

 

Tallahassee Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group

The Tallahassee MS Support Group is sponsored by the National MS Society and serves as a resource for adults with MS and their caregivers. The group meets at the Lafayette Park Center (501 Ingleside Ave., Tallahassee 32303). For more information call 850-385-5956.

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society North Florida Chapter

Offers programs and services year-round to the 18,000 people affected by MS in the local community and raises critical funds to ensure ongoing scientific research to find a cause.

904-332-6810, www.nationalMSsociety.org/FLN.

 

 

 

Caregiver Support Groups

 

Muscular Dystrophy Support Groups

 

Muscular DystrophyAssociation

Voluntary health agency working to defeat neuromuscular diseases. 1574-B Village Square Blvd.

681-6763, www.mda.org.

 

 

Parkinson’s Disease Support Groups

 

Parkinson’s Support Group

The People with Parkinson’s (PWP) Support Group meets at St. Paul’s Methodist Church on the corner of Meridian Road and Tharpe St. For further information, call the Tallahassee Memorial Parkinson’s Center at 850-431-5002.

 

Big Bend Parkinson’s Support Group

Meets monthly at Cherry Laurel Assisted Living, 1009 Concord Road, off Mahan Drive.

431-5037.

 

 

Down Syndrome Support Groups

 

Down Syndrome Association of Tallahassee Inc.

Meets monthly. Everyone who has a child with special needs is welcome.

2910 Kerry Forest Parkway D4-212

www.dsatallahassee.org, president@dsatallahassee.org.

 

 

Epilepsy Support Groups

Epilepsy Association of the Big Bend

Private, nonprofit organization serving men, women and children with epilepsy/seizure disorders and their families in 14 Panhandle counties.

The association provides services, information and a support group. 1215 Lee Ave., Suite M4

222-1777; www.epilepsyassoc.org.

 

 

Cerebral Palsy Support Groups

United Cerebral Palsy of Tallahassee

A private, not-for-profit organization focused on advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

1930 Buford Court, 878-3313.

Note: Any listings, locations and times subject to change. Call support group for current meeting information. 

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