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Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group

We offer a support group designed for those who have early stage dementia and are seeking information and support. The group includes:

  • Adjusting to new situations
  • Coping with changes and feelings related to memory loss
  • Topics such as questions and concerns about memory loss
  • Wellness and support systems

This group meets twice per month for a four month period. Those interested must be interviewed first to determine whether this type of group is right for them. Call for more information.

Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Alzheimer's Caregive Support Group

Two caregiver support groups are offered:

The Adult Children Support Group - The focus is on issues, concerns and questions adult children face as they care for a parent with memory loss. We also assist in teaching more about memory loss.

The Nursing Home/Assisted Living Issues Support Group - Topics covered:

  • How to be active in the loved one's care
  • How to make your visits more meaningful
  • How to resolve concerns and communicate with facility staff
  • State and federal regulations governing nursing homes and assisted living facilities
  • The care plan process

This group is a closed meeting for family members only. Call for more information.

Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Safety Program / Wanderer's Identification Bracelets

They offer an emergency plan packet for those with Alzheimer's. It includes an application for the ID bracelet. The bracelet will identify the adult and help reunite him/her with their caregiver. Also included are tools necessary to alert emergency workers if needed. Call for more information.

Answers for Parents - Counseling and Treatment for Troubled Youth

Answers for Parents is a free hotline that may be able to help parents with a troubled teen or young adult.

They may be able to help through the following programs:

  • Residential Treatment Centers / Programs
  • Therapeutic Boarding Schools
  • Residential Youth Development Programs / Schools
  • Transitional Boarding Schools
  • Regular / Traditional Boarding Schools
  • Wilderness and/or Outdoor Therapeutic Programs
  • In-Home Intervention Programs
  • Boot Camps
  • Military Schools

Please call or visit website for more information.

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida - Elder Care

Area Agency on Aging helps seniors, as well as their caregivers. They offer a range of services, and referrals.

Services Include:

  • The Elder Helpline
  • Home- and Community-Based Care
  • SHINE (Medicare counseling)
  • Health & Wellness Workshops
  • Elder Abuse Prevention & Education
  • EHEAP (Emergency Home Energy Assistance)
  • MIPPA (Medicare savings for low income beneficiaries)
  • Statewide Medicaid-Managed Long-Term Care
  • Respite Care
  • Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services

Please call or visit website for more information.