Support Groups

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Participants Caregivers and family members Activity group available for people living with dementia
Location

Hendersonville
First United Methodist Church,
204 6th Avenue West

Meeting Times

Third Tuesdays
Caregivers (spouses) 1:00 to 2:30
Family (siblings and children) 3:00 to 4:30

Format
In person

Contact Info

Website
Email
Lisakauffman561@gmail.com
Phone

Lisa Kauffman

561-371-9410

 

Asheville Parkinson’s Support Group

Participants People living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers
Location

Asheville 
Groce United Methodist Church
954 Tunnel Road

Meeting Times

First Tuesdays, 10:00am-12pm

Format
In-person

Contact Info

Website
Email
parkinsonsavl@gmail.com
Phone

352-277-7424

“CAPES” Caring for Aging Persons Education & Support

Participants Caregivers of aging people
Location

Asheville
First Baptist Church
5 Oak St.
Room CB-221

Meeting Times

Third Tuesdays
1:30-3:00PM

Format
In person. Masks required

Contact Info

Website
Email
Jenniep@coabc.org
Phone

828-277-8288

“CAPES” Caring for Aging Persons Education & Support

Participants Caregivers of aging people
Location

Fletcher
Calvary Episcopal Church
2840 Hendersonville Rd.
Building behind the church

Meeting Times

4th Tuesdays
1:00-2:30

Format
In person. Masks required

Contact Info

Website
Email
Jenniep@coabc.org
Phone

828-277-8288

“CAPES” Caring for Aging Persons Education & Support

Participants Caregivers of aging people
Location

Online

Meeting Times

Third Tuesdays
5:00 to 6:30 PM

Format
Zoom

Contact Info

Website
Email
Jenniep@coabc.org
Phone

828-277-8288

Dementia Partners

Participants People living with early-stage dementia, spouses, and care partners
Location

Asheville 

Scenic View Terrace Clubhouse – 60 Fallen Spruce Drive, 28806

 

Meeting Times

1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Format
In person

Contact Info

Website
Email
dementiapartnersavl@gmail.com
Phone

828-367-7388

Grace Presbyterian Mild Dementia Support Group

Participants Primarily people with MCI (mild cognitive impairment). Care-givers are also welcome
Location

Asheville
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
789 Merrimon
Fellowship Hall

Meeting Times

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
11:00 AM

Format
Hybrid, in person and zoom

Contact Info

Website
Email
richard@gcpcusa.org
Phone

Livin’ Life (MountainCare & Dementia Friendly WNC support group)

Participants People living with dementia
Location

Asheville
Mountain Care
68 Sweeten Creek Road

Meeting Times

2nd and 4th Wednesdays
2:00 to 3:30

Format
In person

Contact Info

Website
Email
Phone

828-230-4143

Memory Caregivers Network

Participants Caregivers
Location

Asheville
Online only

Meeting Times

Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00pm

Format
Zoom

Contact Info

Website
Email
Phone

828-230-4143 or 301-0740

Memory Loss Caregivers of East Buncombe

Participants Caregivers
Location

Black Mountain
Highland Farms Retirement Community,
200 Tabernacle Rd.,
Prentice Lodge, 2nd floor, Poplar Room

Meeting Times

Second Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am

Format
In person

Contact Info

Website
Email
Phone

828-230-4143

Memory Support Groups

Participants People living with early to moderate stages of dementia meet in one room; spouses or significant others meet in another room. Space is limited; registration is required.
Location

1881 Pisgah Drive, Hendersonville (at the Age Friendly Center at Advent Health, Laurel Park)

Virtual meetings, via Zoom, are offered on alternative weeks.

Meeting Times

Second & fourth Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:15 (in person)

First & third Thursdays, 1:00-2:15 (via Zoom)

Format
In person / virtual

Contact Info

Website
Email
knoel@coahc.org
Phone

828-233-1564

MountainCare Support Group

Participants Caregivers
Location

Asheville
MountainCare Adult Day Services,
68-A Sweeten Creek Road

Meeting Times

First Wednesdays, 4:00 to 5:30 PM

Format
In person

Contact Info

Website
Email
Phone

828-277-3399

Transylvania County Dementia Caregivers Support Group

Participants Caregivers
Location

Brevard
Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church
249 E. Main Street

Meeting Times

First Thursdays, 1:00 to -3:00 p.m

Format
In person

Contact Info

Website
Email
kaharris@comporium.net 
Phone

Kathe Harris

828-862-6970

 

Disclaimer: The listing in this guide does not constitute endorsement nor is it comprehensive.