Find a Support Group

Hope Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services offers educational support groups for people caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. These support groups:

  • Are led by our experienced and licensed professionals.
  • Are a safe, confidential and supportive setting where you can build a mutual support system to maintain or improve your own health and well-being.
  • Offer information, tools, guidance and support regarding care planning strategies. 
  • Are an effective way to address specific concerns in a supportive and confidential setting.

All support groups are offered at no charge and are open to the public.

Advance registration is required. For more information or to sign up, contact us at (508) 775-5656 or

Locations and Dates

Brockton, MA

Old Colony Elder Services
144 Main Street

Second and fourth Fridays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Buzzards Bay

Bourne Council on Aging
239 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA
Second and fourth Wednesdays
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fall River, MA

Family Resource Center
45 Rock Street

First and third Fridays
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Mashpee, MA*

Mashpee Council on Aging
26 Frank E. Hicks Drive

Second and fourth Wednesdays
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

New Bedford, MA

New Bedford Adult Social Day
1997 Acushnet Avenue
Fourth Wednesday of the month
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

North Attleboro

The Branches of North Attleboro
40 Robert F. Toner Boulevard
First and third Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Plymouth, MA

Plymouth Senior Living
97 Warren Avenue

First Wednesday of the month
10:30 a.m. ­­– 12:00 p.m.

South Dennis, MA*

Dennis Council on Aging
1045 Route 134

First and third Wednesdays
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Wareham, MA

All American Assisted Living
300 Rosebrook Way
Second Wednesday of each month
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

West Yarmouth, MA

Mill Hill Residence at Maplewood
164 Falmouth Road, Route 28
Second and fourth Thursdays
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Warwick, RI

Pilgrim Senior Center
27 Pilgrim Parkway
August 16, September 13, October 18, November 15, December 20
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

* These sessions offer CARES groups, so you are welcome to bring your family member with a memory impairment. While you are attending the caregiver support group, your family member can attend a separate group offering socialization and conversation.

General Caregiver Support Group

A Special Group Open to Anyone Caring for Someone Living with an Illness

Providence, RI

1085 North Main Street
September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, January 2, February 6
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

This group provides an encouraging and non-judgmental environment for caregivers to freely share their experiences, concerns and solutions. In this group, you'll learn new information and skills, find friendship, empathetic listening, humor and examples of grace under pressure.

Our Partners

In 2018, Hope Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services is supported in part by grants from the Cape and Islands United Way and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Hope Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services works in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association and the Lewy Body Dementia Association to ensure our caregiver support groups meet the highest of standards.

Elderly man receiving care and comfort from a young nurse with brown hair

Have questions about our dementia support for families?

Ask us at (508) 775-5656 or

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