Support groups

About Seniors prides itself in giving back to the community through participation of both time, money and resources into non-profit organizations and efforts.   Be sure to check our Events Calendar regularly to see new events and support groups that are facilitates or sponsored by About Seniors. 

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About Seniors SPONSORED SUPPORT Groups

(By City)

 

General Caregiver GrIEF Support group

(SUN CITY)

 

Facilitated by Jeffrey Sarkies, M.Div., M.Ed.  This Support Group is focused on providing support for those who are caring for someone with cognitive ability impairments and/or may be considering changing or planning for placement for a loved one.

This meets EVERY TUESDAY from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Meetings are held at: Sun City Christian Church, 9745 W. Palmeras Drive, Sun City 85351

 

 


Coffee klatch caregiver support group

(Sun City)

 

A "Drop In Group", facilitated by Christina Cave for the Alzheimer's Association.  This group focuses on the challenges and issues surrounding care for loved one's suffering with Alzheimer's and Memory Loss.

This meeting is EVERY THURSDAY from 9:30 - 11:00 AM

Meetings are held at: Sun City Christian Church, 9745 West Palmeras Drive, Sun City, AZ 85351


Parkinson's Support Group

(Peoria)

 

Facilitated by Regina Ralston, M.Ed. this support group provides Free Respite Care for loved ones suffering with Parkinson's during the caregiver portions of the meeting.

This meeting is EVERY FIRST THURSDAY of every month from 2:00 - 3:30 PM. 

It's located at:  Brookdale of Peoria (Between Bell and Union Hills on 89th Ave)

8989 W. Greenbrian Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382

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'Breakfast with Jeffrey'

(Peoria)

 

For a change, try this unique setting, this is not a formal support group but a "drop-in" opportunity to get the day started and chat with our own Jeffrey Sarkies, and each other in a comfortable environment just for you.  Free Respite Care is available for those who may be caring for a loved one with cognitive impairment.

Drop in EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY of every month from 9:00 - 10:30 AM at:  Brookdale of Union Hills, 9296 W. Union Hills Drive, Peoria, AZ 85382

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Caregiver Stress / Grief Before Loss Support Group

(Sun City West)

 

This Grief Before Loss Support Group occurs EVERY FIRST FRIDAY of the month, at Banner Del Webb Medical Center from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Facilitated by Jeffrey Sarkies, M.Div., M.Ed., this group is for families, partners, and other caregivers of adults with disorders such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, brain injury, and other chronic debilitating health conditions.

Located at: Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center, 14502 W. Meeker, Blvd., Sun City West, AZ

Auditoriums A & B Conference Rooms.  (Park on the North side of the Hospital and enter through the Louisa Kellam Women’s Center entrance)


CAREGIVER STRESS/ GRieF BEFORE LOSS AT BCBS

(Sun City West)

 

Held at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage® Offices on Meeker and facilitated by Jeffrey Sarkies, M.Div., M.Ed., this support group is geared towards anyone experiencing loss and a sense of loss, while the loved one is still alive.

TWO FRIDAYS EACH MONTH from 9:00 - 10:30 AM

Upcoming schedule:  May 12, May 26, June 9, June 23, July 14,

**July 21st - Note time change: this meeting will be held at 1:00-2:30 PM

Located at: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Advantage® Offices, 13950 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West 85375


Caregiver Grief Support Group, R&R Respite Care

(Wickenburg)

 

Formerly, the meeting run by the Alzheimers Association, About Seniors now facilitates this support group aimed at Caregivers and issues surrounding care for loved ones.  Facilitated by Jeffrey Sarkies, M.Div., M.Ed..

EVERY 2nd and 4th WEDNESDAY from 1:00 - 2:30 PM. 

Located at: R & R Respite Care, 246 N Washington St in Wickenburg, Az 85390