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Caregiving is a puzzle. It’s hard to put the picture together correctly when you don’t have all the pieces. We are here for you. Call today to set up a free care consultation. We may not be the service you need in your journey, but we are plugged into resources throughout the St. Louis Metro Area. Call 618-344-5008.
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Chartered in 1991, this support group is intended for family caregivers with loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s. This group is co-facilitated by two experienced leaders specially trained in issues of dementia and aging. It meets in the St. John’s Community Care conference room in Collinsville from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month. Care for loved ones is available with a reservation in our Adult Day Program so caregivers can attend the meeting. Call 618-344-5008.
Family Caregiver Support Group
Join other caregivers for fellowship and support at this meeting. This support group is intended for family caregivers caring for loved ones with any type of disability. This group is hosted by the Director of the Adult Day Program and meets in the St. John’s Community Care conference room in Collinsville the second Wednesday of every month. Enjoy a light complimentary dinner from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Support Group is from 6 to 7 p.m. Care for loved ones is available with a reservation in our Adult Day Program so caregivers can attend the meeting. Call 618-344-5008.
Cardinals Reminiscence League (CRL). CRL builds on the reminiscence therapy concept that memorabilia and other prompts can be used to stimulate conversations about shared memories of past experiences. Individuals with mild memory loss or in the early stages of dementia meet to share pleasant baseball memories in hopes of enhancing their mood and communication skills. This group meets on the third Thursday of each month at our Adult Day Program in Edwardsville from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm throughout the Cardinals baseball season. All sessions are free.
St. John’s Community Care will provide this free program, launched and supported by the Alzheimer’s Association, to those with Alzheimer’s and related dementia, as well as their care partners. Call 618-656-7090.