Michigan Caregiver Support Groups & Resources

  1. Michigan Support Groups for Family Caregivers | AAA1B: Provides caregiver support groups throughout six counties including Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, and Washtenaw. Check the website for active groups and availability. Website: https://aaa1b.org/caregiver-resources/caregiver-support-groups/
  2. Find Local Caregiver Resources Serving Michigan: Michigan’s 16 Area Agencies on Aging connect older adults and their caregivers with in-home services and community services from a network of over 1,300 service providers across the state. Services include in-home help with meals, bathing, and household tasks; respite care including adult day programs; and training programs for family caregivers. Website: https://states.aarp.org/michigan/caregiver-resources
  3. Aging Services – Michigan: Provides adult day care, counseling, respite care, support groups, and training to help older adults maintain their independence in their communities. Also provides disease prevention/health promotion, elder abuse prevention, crisis energy assistance, and friendly reassurance. Website: https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/adult-child-serv/adults-and-seniors/behavioral-and-physical-health-and-aging-services/aging-services
  4. Support Groups | Tri-County Office on Aging: Provides a 24/7 hotline or website to find support group meetings in the tri-county area. Website: https://www.tcoa.org/resources/support-groups/
  5. Stroke Support Groups in Michigan: Provides support groups for stroke patients and caregivers, including the First Step Support Group in Novi, Ascension Providence Hospital Support Group in Novi, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan – Novi, Pontiac Brain Matters Education and Stroke Support Group, St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Royal Oak Aphasia Support Group-Royal Oak, and Southfield Providence Stroke Support Group. Website: https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/keep-mi-healthy/communicablediseases/epidemiology/chronicepi/stroke/support/stroke-support-groups-in-michigan
  6. Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter: Provides support groups for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia, including online support groups, telephone support groups, and in-person support groups. Website: https://www.alz.org/gmc/support_groups
  7. Caregiver Resource Network: Provides support groups for caregivers of individuals with a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, and stroke. Also provides resources and support for caregivers. Website: https://www.caregiverresource.net/
  8. Hope Network: Provides support groups for caregivers of individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries, as well as mental illness and developmental disabilities. Also provides caregiver training and education. Website: https://www.hopenetwork.org/services/caregiver-support/
  9. Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids: Provides support groups for cancer patients and their caregivers, as well as workshops, education, and social events. Website: https://gildasclubgr.org

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