Support Groups – San Francisco Bay Area

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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

  • 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

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


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


Pacific Stroke Association

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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 Foundation
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Parkinson’s Patients Support Groups, Inc. of Northern & Central California

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