Alzheimer's Support Group Meetings...March 2009

Alzheimer's Support Group Meetings
...March 2009

The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, Western Maryland Region, an agency of the United Way of Washington County, offers family/caregiver support group meetings in Washington County. These meetings are open to the public and free of charge.
* The Somerford Place-Memory Care Assisted Living group usually meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30-6:30pm. The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 3. Somerford Place is located at 10014 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Light refreshments will be served and caregiving will be available with advance notice. For information about this group, please contact Sheri Evans at 301-7911-9221, x213.
A support group for Spouses of people experiencing memory loss and dementia is now meeting on the third Thursday of each month. The September meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 19 from 1-2pm. Please contact Sheri Evans at 301-791-9221 for more information.
* Loyalton of Hagerstown group will meet the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is Thursday, March 19 from 2-3pm. Loyalton is located at 20009 Rosebank Way, Hagerstown. Light refreshments will be served. Caregiving is available with advance notice. Call April Reynolds at 301-733-3353 for more information.
An Early Stage Memory Loss Discussin Group, a time-limited group for people with early stage memory loss and their caregivers will meet on Thursday, March 12 at 4:30pm at the Commission on Aging, located at 140 W. Franklin Street on the 4th floor in Hagerstown. Education and the opportunity to meet with others is provided in an informal, comfortable environment. RSVP and pre-screening is required. For more information, please call Cathy Hanson, LGSW at 301-797-4892.