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Support Groups for Caregivers

Who has time for support groups?

Dane County

Dane County Area Agency on Aging provides a newsletter for caregivers as well as a list of support groups in the county.

Sauk/Columbia Counties

Alzheimers and Caregiver Support Group at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center, 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

St. Mary's Parish Center - Portage on the 1st Monday of the month from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Contact Carol Olson for more information 608-742-9055.

St. Vincent de Paul Community Resource Center, Prairie du Sac, 2nd Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Contact Joan Mack, 9608) 644-0504, ext. 12

Baraboo Area Caregivers at the West Square Building, 505 Broadway, the 3rd Wednesday at 2 p.m. and the 3rd Thursday at 10 a.m. Call 608-429-2181, ext. 221.

Aging and Disability Resource Centers

  • Columbia County - Lori 608-742-9233 or 742-9210
  • Sauk County - Trish 608-355-3289

Rock County

Caregiver Support Group - "Coffee Hour for Caregivers" (caregivers support group) is open to all caregivers who are providing care to a person with a chronic disease, illness or disability. Caregivers need care too. You can share your feelings and learn about solutions others have found in situations similar to yours. The Support Group is held on the second Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at the American Red Cross building, 211 North Parker Drive, Janesville.

Additional support groups for caregivers

Jefferson County

http://www.co.jefferson.wi.us

Support groups sponsored by the American Parkinsons Disease Association Wisconsin Chapter

We have support groups for everyone: patients, caregivers, family, and young onset of Parkinsons Disease.

For more information on any support group, please contact Jessica at 608-263-7991

Iowa County

Alzheimers and Caregiver Support Group
Bloomfield Manor
3151 County Road CH
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608-935-3321

The support group meets every third Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., at Bloomfield Manor in the occupational therapy room. No dues required. Contact social worker for further details.

Richland County

Contact Linda Symons Phone: 608-647-6226 or