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Caregiver Support Groups

Support groups are the best place for caregivers to connect with others in similar situations who actually know what you’re going through. Our support groups are held monthly and open to anyone looking for the camaraderie of the caregiving community. Each support group is moderated by a professional who also provides information about community resources.

Find a support group near you on the calendar below. You are welcome to attend whichever support groups works best for your schedule, regardless of location.

Support Group FAQs

Schedule

In person support groups are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. Please see online options below.

MAG Virtual Support Group
Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Join through video chat or phone with *Zoom
Call 801-229-3808 for invitation and instructions.
MAG Virtual Support Group
Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Join through video chat or phone with *Zoom
Call 801-229-3808 for invitation and instructions.
Springville Lunch Bunch
2nd Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m.
iCare- 672 W 400 S, Suite 202, Springville, UT
*Lunch provided by iCare.

Alzheimer's Association Virtual Support Groups
alzconnected.org or 1-800-272-390
Download schedule
Caregiver Forum
agingcare.com


Join our MAG Caregiver Support Group on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/magcaregiver.

Support Group FAQs

Anyone caring for a senior loved one is welcome to attend. Your loved one can live with you, nearby or across the country. If you provide any type of care, whether it is hands-on or not, you are a caregiver.

Some groups are specific to dementia/Alzheimer’s or a particular disease. However, most MAG groups welcome all caregivers

  • Most groups provide a refreshment or meal.
  • There will be a facilitator to start the group and stay on track.
  • Caregivers generally introduce themselves. Some groups have short educational presentations about services provided in the community. information about services they provide and can answer questions.
  • There may be a short 10 minute presentation on a topic of the group or facilitator’s choosing.
  • The rest of the time, about an hour, is spent on sharing and talking about issues, resolutions, ideas, and overall supporting of each other. Most caregivers learn just from hearing another’s story. It helps to learn that you are not alone.

All Information is kept confidential. Only you as a caregiver can give out your own personal information to another caregiver. The group is asked to keep confidential all personal information and stories shared in the group.

To join one of our virtual support groups, call 801-229-3808 to be added to the invite list. We use the virtual communication platform Zoom for our support groups. We will provide you with detailed instructions on how to join and technical support during the call.

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