What support and self-help groups are available?

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SUPPORT GROUPS AND SELF HELP GROUPS

cropped-llm_treeicon.jpgCare at Home New Jersey Caregiver Support Group
www.careathomenj.org
The second Thursday of every month, 1:00-3:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm
Vanguard Medical Group, 271 Grove Ave., Verona, NJ
Meet with our social worker and other caregivers to discuss the challenges of caring for your loved one.

You can also access Care at Home New Jersey’s resource guide here: www.careathomenj.org/resource.php

cropped-llm_treeicon.jpgUnited Way Caregivers Coalition
http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/ourwork/heal_caregivers.php
http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/ourwork/heal_caregiversresources.php (Resources)
Meets monthly at the Verona Community Center (880 Bloomfield Avenue, 1st Floor
Verona, NJ 07044) on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 9:30-11am.  Anyone with an interest in caregiving is welcomed.

You can also view some of the Caregivers Coalition’s videos through the links below:

Aging Substance Abuse Outreach Program
(732) 235-3440
Provides no-fee assessment, counseling, consultation, and referrals for alcohol and other drug programs.

Alcoholics Anonymous
(908) 687-8566

Arthritis Foundation
1-888-467-3112
Information and referrals, support groups, self-help classes, and fitness programs.

Dorot University without Walls
1-877-819-9147
www.dorotusa.org
Classes, support groups, and holiday celebrations over the telephone by conference call, offered by DOROT, a not-for-profit agency.

NJ Self Help Clearing House
1-800-367-6274, 375 McFarlan St., Dover 07801
www.njgroups.org
www.selfhelpgroup.org (national website)
Comprehensive listing of self help and support groups throughout the state.

ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA

Alzheimer’s New Jersey
(888) 280-6055
www.alznj.org
Provides 24 hours a day, seven days a week, information and referrals.

Family Service League
(973)746-0800, 60 S. Fullerton Ave, Montclair, 07042

Senior Care and Activities Center
(973)-783-5589
110 Greenwood Ave., Montclair 07042

DEVELOPMENTAL/PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT 

NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities
1-800-832-9173
http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/ddd

NJ Division for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(609) 588-2648

Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey
(973) 627-0055
www.vlanj.org

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