Support Groups & Upcoming Events

Ongoing Support Groups
TitleFrontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) Caregiver Support Group
Sponsoring Organization: The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
Days and Dates: The 3rd Tuesday of every month in 2018 (except January & August):  2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15, 6/19, 7/17, 9/18, 10/2*(exception), 11/20, 12/18
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Standish Community Center, 421 W. Columbia St., Cohoes, NY 12047 (located on the campus of Eddy Village Green and Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center)
Contact Information: for more information please contact Nancy Cummings, MBA at cumminN@amc.edu or (518)262-0800
Description: One of the best resources available today for families facing FTD: others who understand the disease. Come and learn about caring for a loved one diagnosed with FTD. Connect with people who understand.


TitleCaregiver Support Group 
Sponsoring Organization: Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services
Date: Dates vary
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Location: Sacred Heart in Castleton on Hudson, 3 Catholic Way, Castleton
Contact Information: Call 372-5667 ext 205 to RSVP and for dates


TitleCaregiver Support Group 
Sponsoring Organization: Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services
Dates: Held every 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Time: 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: Christ the King Church, 20 Sumpter Avenue, Guilderland
Contact Information: Call 372-5667 ext 205 to RSVP
Description: Held every 2nd  Wednesday of the month.


TitleCaregiver Support Group 
Sponsoring Organization: Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services
Dates: Held every 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Church of St. Mary's, 163 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer
Contact Information: Call 372-5667 ext 205 to RSVP
Description: Held every 3rd  Wednesday of the month.


TitleCaregiver Support Group 
Sponsoring Organization: Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services
Dates: Held every 4th Wednesday of the month.
Time: 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Location: West Central Rensselaer Lutheran Parish, 470 Winter Street Ext, North Greenbush
Contact Information: Call 372-5667 ext 205 to RSVP
Description: Held every 4th Wednesday of the month.

*Click HERE for monthly Caregiver Support Groups sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of NENY 

*Click HERE for grief services including support groups offered through the Community Hospice​​

Upcoming Events

TitleAlzheimer's Association's Caregiver's Conference
Sponsoring Organization: Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Date: Wednesday, March 28th
Time: TBA
Location: Albany Marriott, Wolf Road
Contact Information: (518)867-4999 ext 200.
Description: A day of workshops and vendor tables for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's Disease. Visit HERE

TitleTools for Caregivers
Sponsoring Organization: CRCC, Albany Guardian Society, NABA, Eddy Alzheimer's Services, Colonie Senior Service Centers, Inc, Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services, Loudonville Home for Adults
Date: Saturday, April 14th
Time: 8am-12pm
Location: Beltrone Living Center, 6 Winners Circle, Colonie
Contact Information: Registration will open soon! 
Description: A free event for caregivers featuring educational workshops and vendor tables highlighting a variety of local senior services. Registration is required and will open in March. 

Stay tuned for information on more great events!

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