Alzheimer’s Association Support Groups Meet In Essex County

DENVILLE – If you have a family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder, an Alzheimer’s Association Support Group can offer you an opportunity to find out more about available community resources, learn from others who are going through similar experiences and obtain additional educational materials.

The Support Groups are free and open to the public, and they meet monthly unless otherwise noted. To confirm the date and time of each Support Group, call the number listed for the group or call the Helpline at 1-800-272-3900.

Park Crescent Health Care and Rehab Center
4th Wednesday
Grace Ann Kelly
1-973-674-2700, ext. 2276

St. Mark AME Church
1st Tuesday
Jacquelyn Rush

New Community Extended Care Center
2nd Saturday
Betty Lawson
1-973-624-2020, ext. 202

Nutley Public Affairs Building
3rd Wednesday
Peggy Brodowski
1-973-284-4977, ext. 2410

Crane’s Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community
3rd Tuesday
Maura Joy Norden
Claire Akselrad

The Alzheimer’s Association is a leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

It is estimated that there are currently more than 350,000 individuals and their care partners in New Jersey who are struggling to cope with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Headquartered in Denville with regional offices in Oradell, Princeton and Red Bank, the Alzheimer’s Association offers education and training, support groups, respite care assistance, and a 24-hour, toll-free telephone Helpline. For more information about Alzheimer’s disease or the Alzheimer’s Association, call 1-800-272-3900, or visit

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