Posted by boston.com March 20, 2014 10:00 AM
The following was submitted by Addison Gilbert Hospital:
A free Alzheimer's Care-giver Support Group is held at the Spectrum Adult Day Health Program (www.spectrumdayprogram.org), 1820 Turnpike Street, North Andover. The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 5-6:30 p.m. Free respite care is available upon request. Light refreshments are served.
The support group provides information and education about Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorder, increased understanding through shared experiences, mutual support from other care-givers.
To RSVP for respite care or with questions, please contact Gail McCarthy, LCSW at 978-921-5020 ext. 1138.
Early Onset Social Group (Alzheimer’s Support)
An Early Onset Social Group is provided by Spectrum Adult Day Health Program, 1820 Turnpike Street, Suite 106, North Andover. This group provides a comfortable and supportive environment for people and their loved ones to discuss the struggles and challenges of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease before the age of 65.
This free group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. A light dinner is served. All ages are encouraged to attend. Free respite care upon request.
To RSVP or for further information, please call Gail McCarthy, LCSW, at 978-921-5020 ext. 1138.