Caregiver Support Groups

Are you the family caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease?

This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. It is for family caregivers seeking a supportive environment in which to give and receive emotional and practical support from others who are on the same journey of caring for someone with dementia.

Group facilitator: Catherine Jonas L.C.S.W.
Co-facilitator: Eileen Weber, L.M.F.T.

This group is affiliated with the Alzheimer's Los Angeles, and is only open to UCLA affiliated patients and families. For more information, please email Monica Moore, and for additional non-UCLA support groups, please click here. Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

 

Meetings:

1st & 3rd Mondays of each month, except for holidays/ winter recess.

Time:

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all caregiver support groups have transitioned to virtual groups with telephone and video accessibility. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

 

2022 Calendar (1st & 3rd Mondays of each month):

January

3rd & 17th

February

7th & 21st

March

7th & 21st

April

4th & 18th

May

2nd & 16th

June

6th & 20th

July

18th (This group will not meet on July 4th due to the Independence Day holiday.)

August

1st & 15th

September

5th & 19th 

October

3rd & 17th

November

7th & 21st

December

5th & 19th

 

Are you an adult child in your 20s, 30s, or 40s caring for a parent with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia?

The Mary S. Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program are proud to offer this support group specifically for young adult children caring for a parent with dementia. This group will provide a supportive environment in which to give and receive emotional and practical support from others who are on the same journey of caring for a parent with dementia. 

This group is affiliated with the Alzheimer's Los Angeles. For more information, please email Monica Moore.
Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

Meetings:

1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, except for holidays/ winter recess.

Time:

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location:

This group meets virtually. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

 

2022 Calendar (1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month):

January

4th & 18th

February

1st & 15th

March

1st & 15th

April

5th & 19th

May

3rd & 17th

June

7th & 21st

July

5th & 19th

August

2nd & 16th

September

6th & 20th

October

4th & 18th

November

8th & 22nd

December

6th & 20th

 

Are you an adult child caring for a parent with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia?

This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. It is for adult children who are seeking a supportive environment in which to give and receive emotional and practical support from others who are on the same journey of caring for a parent with dementia. 

This group is affiliated with the Alzheimer's Los Angeles. For more information, please email Monica Moore.
Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

Meetings:

2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month, except for holidays/ winter recess.

Time:

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location:

This group meets virtually. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

 

2022 Calendar (2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month):

January

11th & 25th

February

8th & 22nd

March

8th & 22nd

April

12th & 26th

May

10th & 24th

June

14th & 28th

July

12th & 26th

August

9th & 23rd

September

13th & 27th

October

11th & 25th

November

15th & 29th

December

13th (This group will only meet once in December 2022 due to the UCLA Winter Closure.)

 

 

Are you the family caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease?

This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. It is for family caregivers seeking a supportive environment in which to give and receive emotional and practical support from others who are on the same journey of caring for someone with dementia. 

Group facilitator: Barbara Hament, L.C.S.W.
Co-facilitator: Monica Moore, M.S.G.

This group is affiliated with the Alzheimer's Los Angeles, and is only open to UCLA affiliated patients and families. For more information, please email Monica Moore, and for additional non-UCLA support groups, please click here. Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

 

Meetings:

1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month, except for holidays/ winter recess.

Time:

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all caregiver support groups have transitioned to virtual groups with telephone and video accessibility. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

 

2022 Calendar (1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month):

January

4th & 18th

February

1st & 15th

March

1st & 15th

April

5th & 19th

May

3rd & 17th

June

7th & 21st

July

5th & 19th

August

2nd & 16th

September

6th & 20th

October

4th & 18th

November

1st & 15th

December

6th & 20th

 

Are you the family caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease?

This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. It is for family caregivers seeking a supportive environment in which to give and receive emotional and practical support from others who are on the same journey of caring for someone with dementia. 

Group facilitator: Barbara Hament, L.C.S.W.
Co-facilitator: Monica Moore, M.S.G.

This group is affiliated with the Alzheimer's Los Angeles, and is only open to UCLA affiliated patients and families. For more information, please email Monica Moore, and for additional non-UCLA support groups, please click here. Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

Meetings:

2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month, except for holidays/ winter recess.

Time:

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all caregiver support groups have transitioned to virtual groups with telephone and video accessibility. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

 

2022 Calendar (2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month):

January

12th & 26th

February

9th & 23rd

March

9th & 23rd

April

13th & 27th

May

11th & 25th

June

8th & 22nd

July

13th & 27th

August

10th & 24th

September

14th & 28th

October

12th & 26th

November

9th & 23rd

December

14th (This group will only meet once in December 2022 due to the UCLA Winter Closure.)

 

Are you the family caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer's disease?

This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. This FREE support group is designed specifically for family caregivers of those diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer's disease. Caregivers can share, learn, and gain emotional support from others who are on a similar journey. The support group meets once a month on the 1st Tuesday from 12:00-1:30pm via virtual platform. Please contact Monica Moore, MSG for more information and to receive the access code at MRMoore@mednet.ucla.edu.

Group facilitator: Linda Ercoli, Ph.D.
Co-facilitator: Yael Wyte

Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

Conference Call:

1st Tuesday of each month

Time:

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Note:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all caregiver support groups have transitioned to virtual groups with telephone and video accessibility. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

RSVP:

Monica Moore

Email:

MRMoore@mednet.ucla.edu

 

Young Onset Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Group 2022 Calendar:

January

4th

February

1st

March

1st

April

5th

May

3rd

June

7th

July

5th

August

2nd

September

6th

October

4th

November

1st

December

6th

 

Are you the family caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia?

This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. This FREE support group is designed specifically for family caregivers of those diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Caregivers can share, learn, and gain emotional support from others who are on a similar journey. The support group meets once a month on the 3rd Tuesday from 12:00-1:30pm via virtual platform. Please contact Monica Moore, MSG for more information and to receive the access code for the call at MRMoore@mednet.ucla.edu.

Group facilitator: Linda Ercoli, Ph.D.
Co-facilitator: Yael Wyte

Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

Conference Call:

3rd Tuesday of each month

Time:

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Note:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all caregiver support groups have transitioned to virtual groups with telephone and video accessibility. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for access information.

RSVP:

Monica Moore

Email:

MRMoore@mednet.ucla.edu

 

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) Caregiver Support Group 2022 Calendar:

January

18th

February

15th

March

15th

April

19th

May

17th

June

21st

July

19th

August

16th

September

20th

October

18th

November

15th

December

20th

 

Are you the family caregiver of someone who has been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a type of progressive dementia that leads to a decline in thinking, reasoning and independent function. This support group is a collaborative effort between the Easton Center and the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. It is FREE for family caregivers seeking a supportive environment in which to give and receive emotional and practical support from others who are on the same journey of caring for someone with Lewy body dementia.

Group facilitator: Barbara Hament, LCSW

Please visit our Community Calendar for upcoming events.

Meetings:

1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, except for holidays/ winter recess.

Time:

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions all caregiver support groups will be held virtually for the foreseeable future. Please email Monica Moore, Community Health Program Manager at mrmoore@mednet.ucla.edu for Zoom access code or for more information.

 

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Caregiver Support Group 2022 Calendar:

January

4th & 18th

February

1st & 15th

March

1st & 15th

April

5th & 19th

May

3rd & 17th

June

7th & 21st

July

5th & 19th

August

2nd & 16th

September

6th & 20th

October

4th & 18th

November

1st & 22nd

December

6th & 20th

 

Este grupo de apoyo gratuito, es para familias que hablan espanol con familiares diagnosticados con Alzheimer y Demencia. Los cuidadores pueden compartir, aprender y obtener apoyo emocional de otros que están en una situación similar. El grupo es facilitado por la neuropsicóloga, Dra. Mirella Díaz-Santos. [Flyer]

Reuniones:

Todos los lunes, excepto festivos / vacaciones de invierno.

Hora:

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Ubicación:

Reuniones virtuales vía teleconferencia en el enlace de zoom
https://uclahs.zoom.us/j/3178191501
Para unirse usando su teléfono, llame al (669) 900-6833 y cuando le indiquen, presione el numero de reunión (Meeting ID) 317 819 1501 y después oprima la tecla (#)

Favor de confirmar con:

Dra. Mirella Díaz-Santos

Teléfono:

(424) 835-0843

Email:

mdiazsantos@mednet.ucla.edu

 

Calendario 2022 (Se reúne todos los lunes):

Enero

3, 10, 17 y 24

Febrero

7, 14, 21 y 28

Marzo

7, 14, 21 y 28

Abril

4, 11, 18 y 25

Mayo

2, 9, 16, 23 y 30

Junio

6, 13, 20 y 27

Julio

11, 18 y 25

Agosto

1, 8, 15, 22 y 29

Septiembre

12, 19 y 26

Octubre

3, 10, 17, 24 y 31

Noviembre

7, 14, 21 y 28

Diciembre

5, 12 y 19