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Caregiver Support Groups

Support Groups

Support groups bring people together who are going through similar experiences and provides an opportunity for people to share experiences, feelings, coping strategies, and information about diseases or treatments. 

Benefits of participating in a support group may include:

  • Feeling less lonely, isolated, or judged
  • Reducing distress, depression, anxiety, or fatigue
  • Get a better understanding of what to expect in the future
  • Talking openly and honestly about your feelings
  • Improving skills to cope with challenges
  • Gaining a sense of empowerment and control
  • Improving understanding of the disease 
  • Learning about health, economic or social resources available 


 A link to information about Dementia Support Groups.A link to the Alzheimer's Association Support Groups.A link to Cancer Support Groups.A link to Parkinson's Support Groups.A link to Diabetes Support Groups.

A link to Grandparents Raising Grandparents Support Group information.A link to the Friends Together website for cancer support.A link to a list of MidMichigan Health Support Groups.A link to the 2-1-1 website for resources.


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A link to a list of Adult Day Centers.A link to information about Powerful Tools for Caregivers.A link to information about the Kinship Care Program, grandparents raising grandchildren.A link to information about our annual Caregiver Empowerment and Wellness Conference.A link to the AAA's Quarterly Caregiver Newsletters.A link for information on Dementia Consultations.

A link to Services and Programs available through the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging.A link to Helpful Caregiver Links.A link to Helpful Caregiver Technology.A link to a list of Homes for the Aged in the Region 9 Area Agency on Aging service area.