Support Groups offer the opportunity to discuss challenges and changes in your life with others on a similar journey. Meet people who understand and can share successes, learning opportunities and suggestions for ways of coping and adapting.
If you’d like more information about the Support Groups offered at Senior Services all 989-633-3700.
Caring for your spouse or loved one can be both rewarding and challenging. This confidential support group is for men or women taking care of another person, be it their spouse, friend or family member. The group discusses current stressful situations that involve caregiving, and participants problem solve to find solutions and appropriate ways of coping. Educational material, tips and techniques are always included to help you as a caregiver. Individuals may attend on a regular or occasional basis.
Meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 9:30-11:30. Please plan to arrive by 9:15 your first visit. If you’d like to attend the Caregiver Support Group, please call 989-633-3700 for more information.
Would you like a place where others understand and help you through tough times? Share ideas, support and coping skills with others by attending “The Group.” This confidential group’s topics vary at each meeting depending on what concerns are presented. There is no cost to join. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Trailside Center from 10:00-11:30am.
In collaboration with MidMichigan Health, a Parkinson Support Group is hosted at Senior Services Main Building. It meets the second Monday of each month. This support group is designed for people with Parkinson’s, their spouses and other support individuals. It is intended to provide education, advice and awareness of community services available in dealing with this chronic disease.
The Early Memory Loss Education & Support Group is a unique group designed specifically for adults who are experiencing mild memory loss or mild cognitive impairment and their care partners. The meetings are a combination of education and support group. Members receive a book titled “Achieving Your Best Brain Health with Mild Cognitive Impairment” that will guide the educational presentations. Informative topics are selected carefully to educate, stimulate and strengthen cognitive skills. The group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 2:30-4:30pm. Registration is required by calling 989-633-3700. If you have questions or to see if this group is right for you, please call the group facilitator Kari Herman, BSN, RN-BC at 633-3767.