Support Groups – San Francisco Bay Area

Are you looking for a support group that you don’t see on this page? No problem! Just email us at friends@dailycaring.com and we’ll find one for you!


Quick links: Alzheimer’s & dementia | StrokePalo Alto Medical Foundation | Parkinson’sWalking support groups


Alzheimer’s and dementia

Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups

Use their Community Resource Finder to locate a support group near you

  1. Go to the Community Resource Finder
  2. Select Alzheimer’s Association Programs and Events
  3. Select “Support Groups”
  4. Enter your zip code to search by location and click “Enter”

 

ElderConsult Dementia Support Group for Families
Burlingame

  • When: First Wednesday of each month, 6:30 – 7:30pm
  • Where: Conference Room, Suite 130, 1633 Bayshore Highway, Burlingame, CA
  • Please RSVP: Seating is limited, contact lboyd@elderconsult.com

Palo Alto

  • When: Third Thursday of each month, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Where: Avenidas, Conference Room, 450 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, CA
  • Please RSVP: Seating is limited, contact lboyd@elderconsult.com

 

Memory People Facebook Group 

This is a private group for families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia or for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. It’s a great place for support – ask questions, vent, and find out about tips and resources.

It’s private, so you need to request to join. Anything posted in the group page can only be seen by other group members. Find out more about how it works here.

  1. Visit the Memory People Facebook Page
  2. Click the “Join Group” button
  3. An administrator will approve your request and welcome you to the group.

 


Pacific Stroke Association

See support groups listed by city.

 


Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)

See all PAMF support groups

Find local support groups for a wide variety of conditions, listed in alphabetical order. There are dozens of groups listed, including:

  • Caregiver / aging
  • Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Aphasia / Stroke
  • Heart Disease
  • Better Breathers Club
  • Cancer
  • Parkinson’s
  • Arthritis
  • Kidney Disease
  • ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Grief / Bereavement / Loss

 


Parkinson’s

Support groups in Northern and Central California

See list of groups by city, as of 11/2015

See support group calendar

 


Meet & Move: A walking buddy program just for family caregivers

Meet & Move™ is a “walk and talk” program designed to give family caregivers a healthy break, sponsored by Palo Alto Medical Foundation and El Camino Hospital.

To sign up, attend an orientation or talk with the Project Coordinator, Cyndi Mariner, at (650) 934-3556 or by email at meetandmove@linkages.org – find upcoming orientation info at meetandmove.org

See Frequently Asked Questions for more info