Suffolk County Alzheimer’s Association Support groups

Specialty Support Groups

Caring for the Caregiver

A support group to help caregivers cope with moderate to advanced stages of Alzheimer's disease while balancing their own lives.
Third Thursday of the month 
Noon - 1 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter
425 Broadhollow Road, Suite 307
Melville, NY 11747

A support group to help caregivers cope with earlier to middle stages of Alzheimer's disease while balancing their own lives.
First Thursday of the month
Noon - 1 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter
425 Broadhollow Road, Suite 307
Melville, NY 11747

Breakfast with Friends - For caregivers of those with younger-onset Alzheimer's disease
Third Monday of each month
10:30 a.m. - noon
Alzheimer's Association Long Island Chapter
425 Broadhollow Road, Suite 307
Melville, NY 11747

Caring for a Spouse - In partnership with Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. This group focuses on the special challenges facing the well spouse while striving to find a new normal.
Respite care will be provided by the Gurwin Jewish staff.
Second and Fourth Fridays of the month
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
68 Hauppauge Road
Commack, NY 11725

Caught in the Middle is a support group for adult children caring for a parent with dementia while managing their own families and careers.
Second Thursday of the month           
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Tully Law, PC
532 Broadhollow Road, Suite 123
Melville, NY 11747

Coffee with Friends is a support group for caregivers to share advice, make connections and realize you're not alone.
Second Thursday of the month
10:30 a.m. - noon
Sip This
64 Rockaway Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580

Support Groups in Suffolk County

Caregiver Support Group - Amityville

First Thursday of the month 
6 - 7 p.m.
Massapequa Center
399 County Line Road
Amityville, NY 11701

Caregiver Support Group - Bohemia*

Last Friday of the month
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Access Home Care
3100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Bohemia, NY 11716
*In partnership with Day Haven Adult Day Services

Caregiver Support Group - East Hampton 

Second Tuesday of the month
11 a.m. - noon
East Hampton Library
159 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937

Caregiver Support Group - Greenport  NEW!!

Second Tuesday of the month
2 - 3 p.m.
Peconic Landing
1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944

Caregiver Support Group - Lake Ronkonkoma

First Tuesday of the month
7 - 8 p.m.
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
307 Hawkins Avenue
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Caregiver Support Group - Patchogue*

Second Thursday of the month
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Patchogue YMCA
255 West Main Street
Patchogue, NY 11772
*In partnership with Day Haven Adult Day Services

Caregiver Support Group - Port Jefferson*

First Wednesday of the month
1 -2 p.m.
Day Haven Adult Day Services
400 Sheep Pasture Road
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
*In parternship with Day Haven Adult Day Services

Caregiver Support Group - Riverhead 

Fourth Friday of the month
11 a.m. - noon
Family Community Life Center (First Baptist Church)
1018 Northville Turnpike
Riverhead, NY 11901

Caregiver Support Group - Riverhead

Third Wednesday of the month
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peconic Bay Medical Center
1300 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901

Caregiver Support Group - Ronkonkoma

Second Monday of the month
6-7:30 p.m.
Day Haven Adult Day Services
22210 Smithtown Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Caregiver Support Group - Smithtown

First Monday of the month 
11:30am - 1:00pm
Sunrise Senior Living - Smithtown
30 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787

Caregiver Support Group - West Islip

First Wednesday of the month 
6:30- 8 p.m.
Our Lady of Consolation
111 Beach Drive
West Islip, NY 11795

For more information about participating in any of these groups, call Sharon Reichman at 800.272.3900

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Suffolk County Willing Hearts Helping Hands Support groups

Caregiver Support Group – Lake Grove

Third Thursday of the month
7:00pm- 8:30pm
The Bristal
2995 Middle Country Road

Lake Grove, NY 11755

Caregiver Support Group – Mastic-Moriches-Shirley

Third Thursday of the month
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Community Library

407 William Floyd Pkwy

Shirley, NY 11967

 

Caregiver Support Group – West Babylon

Second Monday of the month
6:30pm - 7:30pm
West Babylon Public Library

211 Route 109

West Babylon, NY 11704

 

Caregiver Support Group - Bellport

Second Monday of the month
1:00pm - 2:30pm
South County Library

22 Station Road

Bellport, NY 11713

 

If you would like to join a support group, please contact

at (516) 586-1507, contact WHHH@parkerinstitute.org

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Suffolk County Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center Support groups

Caregiver Support Group – Bay Shore

First and Third Wednesday of the month

6:30pm

Atria Bay Shore

53 Ocean Ave

Bay Shore, NY 11706

Contact: Kathleen O’Connor

Phone: 631-894-0092

Email: Kathleen.Oconnor@atriaseniorliving.com

Caregiver Support Group – Bay Shore

First Tuesday of the month

6:00pm

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

45 Park Avenue

Bay Shore, NY 11706

Contact: Joan Motley

Phone: 631-580-5100 ext. 302

Email: Joan.Motley@adrcinc.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Bay Shore

Third Tuesday of the month

6:00pm

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

45 Park Avenue

Bay Shore, NY 11706

Contact: Joan Motley

Phone: 631-580-5100 ext. 302

Email: Joan.Motley@adrcinc.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Bay Shore

First Wednesday of the month

2:00pm

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

45 Park Avenue

Bay Shore, NY 11706

Contact: Joan Motley

Phone: 631-580-5100 ext. 302

Email: Joan.Motley@adrcinc.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Bay Shore

Second Wednesday of the month

2:00pm

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

45 Park Avenue

Bay Shore, NY 11706

Contact: Joan Motley

Phone: 631-580-5100 ext. 302

Email: Joan.Motley@adrcinc.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Bay Shore

Third Tuesday of the month

2:00pm

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

45 Park Avenue

Bay Shore, NY 11706

Contact: Joan Motley

Phone: 631-580-5100 ext. 302

Email: Joan.Motley@adrcinc.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Southampton

Second Thursday of the month

11:00am

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center

33 Flying Point Rd

Southampton, NY 11968

Contact: Joan Motley

Phone: 631-580-5100 ext. 302

Email: Joan.Motley@adrcinc.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Southampton

Last Wednesday of the month

4:00pm

Hampton Center for Nursing & Rehab

64 Country Road 39

Southampton, NY 11968

Contact: Nancy Tuturro

Phone: 631-702-1000 ext. 2018

Email: nturturro@hamptonscenter.com

Caregiver Support Group – Melville

Third Wednesday of the month

5:30pm

Home Instead Melville

150 Broadhollow Rd

Melville, NY 11747

Contact: Barbara Tierno

Phone: 631-421-3655

Email: barbara.tierno@homeinstead.com

 

Caregiver Support Group – Islandia

Last Thursday of the month

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Family First Home Companions

1777 Veterans Hwy, Suite 4

Islandia, NY 11749

Contact: Alyssa Cottone

Phone: 631-319-3961

Email: alyssa@familyfirsthomecompanions.com

 

Caregiver Support Group – Lake Ronkonkoma

First Tuesday of the month

7:00pm

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

301 Hawkins Ave

Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Contact: Mary Beth Heinicke

Phone: W: 516-622- 7770 C: 631-428- 6448

Email: mheinicke@nathealthcare.com

            marybeth12261@aol.com

 

Caregiver Support Group – Smithtown

Third Wednesday of the month

4:30pm – 6:30pm

Futterman & Lanza, LLP

222 East Main Street

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact: Jaclyn Kramer

Phone: 631-979-4300

Email: https://trustedattorneys.com/

 

 

Caregiver Support Group – Port Jefferson Station

Third Thursday of the month

2:30pm

Woodhaven Center

1360 Rt 112

Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Contact: Gina Peretino

Phone: 531-473- 7100, Ext. 1113

Email: girwin@woodhavencenter.com

 

Caregiver Support Group – Hauppauge

Second Tuesday of the month

10:00am – 12:00pm

Senior Health Plan Specialists, Inc.

140 Adams Ave, Suite B11

Hauppauge, NY 11788

Contact: Grace Luce-Horan

Phone: 631-559-7500

Email: grace@seniorhealthplanspecialists.com

 

Caregiver Support Group – Amityville

Last Thursday of the month

6:30pm

Dominican Village Helen Butler Hall Activity Room

565 Albany Avenue

Amityville, NY 11701

Contact: Lee Ann Mangiaracina

Phone: 631-842-6167

Email: lmangiaracina@dominicanvillage.org

 

Caregiver Support Group – Holtsville

First Thursday of the month

6:00pm

The Bristal at Holtville

5535 Expressway Drive N.

Holtsville, NY 11742

Contact: Emily Falah or Leanne Carlson

Phone: 631-828-3602 or 631-828-3614

Email: efalah@thebristal.com

            lcarlson@thebristal.com

 

Caregiver Support Group – Holtsville

First Monday of the month

3:00pm – 4:00pm

SILO

755 Waverly Ave

Holtsville, NY 11742

Contact: Lisa Coady or Alberta Galdi

Phone: 631-880- 7929, Ext. 126

Email: lcoady@siloinc.org

 

 

Caregiver Support Group – Sayville

Fourth Thursday of the month

5:00pm – 7:00pm

The Bristal at Sayville

129 Lakeland Ave

Sayville, NY 11782

Contact: Brittany Nuzzi or Pamela Sollitto

Phone: 631-563-1160

Email: bnuzzi@thebristal.com

            psollitto@thebristal.com

Caregiver Support Group – Brookhaven

Fourth Wednesday of the month

6:00pm

Bellhaven Nursing & Rehab

110 Beaver Dam Road

Brookhaven, NY 11719

Contact: Glenn Grodner or Meghan Healy

Phone: 631-563-1160

Email: ggrodner@belhavencenter.com

            mhealy@bellhavencenter.com