Support Groups

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Our Support Groups for people with dementia and their caregivers provide a safe environment where you can learn, laugh and help each other through mutual understanding.

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About our Support Groups

The Alzheimer Society offers support groups for people with dementia and caregivers that can improve quality of life and the ability to cope with the challenges of the disease. Saskatchewan dementia support groups are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, virtual (by Zoom), hybrid (can attend in-person or virtually by Zoom) and telephone.  

Alzheimer Society support groups offer a chance to:

  • Exchange information and friendship with others living with and affected by dementia
  • Access the most current information
  • Learn and share practical tips for coping with change
  • Decrease feelings of loneliness and isolation
  • Express feelings and be reassured that these feelings are normal
  • Find a sense of hope

Registration  

Pre-registration is required to attend. Please see contact information under each group to register.  

If you need help deciding which group would work best work for you or have a general question about our support groups, please email [email protected] or call our Dementia Helpline at 
1-877-949-4141.

In-person Support Groups 

To register or for more information on an in-person support group, contact the facilitator listed under the support group of interest.  

If you have a general question about in-person support groups, email [email protected] or call our Dementia Helpline at
1-877-949-4141.

Humboldt Caregiver Support Group 
Betty Ann Godart 
(306) 682-3836 
[email protected] 

Moosomin Caregiver Support Group
Dianne (306) 435-7432
or Claudia (306) 435-2244

North Battleford Caregiver Support Group 
Carol Dyck  
(306)937-7232 
[email protected] 

Prince Albert Caregiver Support Group  
Laura Erickson-Lumb
(306)922-2296 
[email protected] 

Regina Caregiver Evening Support Group
Theresa Mura
(306) 591-0260

Rosetown Caregiver Support Group 
Carmen Ledding 
(306) 882-1232 
[email protected] 

Saskatoon Caregiver Support Group - Morning Group
Gillian Revell 
(306) 292-0811 
[email protected]

Saskatoon Caregiver Support Group - Afternoon Group
Group is full at this time.

Saskatoon Young Onset Spousal Support Group 
If you are a spouse of someone with a diagnosis of Young Onset Dementia, this group is for you.
Windel Bucknor
[email protected]

Weyburn Support Group
This coffee club group is for people living with dementia and their care partners.
Erica Matthews
(306) 842-8474 
[email protected]

Virtual (Zoom) Support Groups 

To register or for more information on a virtual support group, contact the facilitator listed under the support group of interest or call our Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141.

For People Living with Dementia 

Early Stage Support Group  
For people with dementia in the early stages of the disease to share stories, experiences and learn from one another about how to live well with dementia. 

This group meets via Zoom  the third Wednesday of the month - 10:30-11:30am. 
Contact Nicole - [email protected] to register for the group 

Coffee and Chat 
For people with dementia and their care partners. This is NOT a Support Group, but an opportunity for you to check in with each other. Make yourself comfortable, grab a cup of coffee or tea and join some of the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan staff and peers online to say ‘hello’ and let us know how you are doing.  

We will be online via Zoom the first and third Friday of each month - 10:30-11:30 am. Click the following email to register to attend: [email protected]  

Please note: Due to privacy and confidentiality, we will not be able to address personal client matters during the chat, but will be happy to connect you with a First Link Coordinator or Client Services Team Manager who will be able to support you.  

For Caregivers 

Caregiver Support Group  
This group is for anyone supporting a spouse or family member with dementia living in community or in a care facility. This group provides a safe place to share feelings, exchange practical strategies and connect with others supporting someone with dementia. 

This group meets via Zoom  the first Wednesday of the month - 9:30-11:30am.  
Contact Shaelyn – [email protected]  to register for the group  

Frontotemporal Dementia Spousal Group  
For spouses that are supporting their partners who have been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) or a variant of FTD. Exchange information and connect with others affected by FTD.  

This group meets via Zoom  the fourth Wednesday of the month - 4:30 -6:00 pm. 
Contact Shaelyn - [email protected] to register for the group  

Young Carers Group  
If you are a younger caregiver and looking to meet others who are providing support to a parent or grandparent with dementia, please join us for our young carers support group! We will be discussing the experience of supporting someone with dementia while trying to balance your own life commitments such as work, school and kids. 

This group meets via Zoom  the second Thursday of the month 6:30-8:00 pm. 
Contact Heather - [email protected]  to register for this group 

Hybrid Support Groups  

Participants have the option to attend in-person or virtually by Zoom.  

To register or for more information on a hybrid support group, contact the facilitator listed under the support group of interest or call our Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141.

For Caregivers 

Sandwich Club 
This group is for adult children or family members supporting a parent or older adult with dementia. They may be trying to balance family and careers while caregiving. Connect with others to share experiences, strategies, and support.

This Hybrid group meets the second Tuesday of the month - 6:30-8:00 pm.  
Contact Shaelyn - [email protected] to register for the group. 

 

Telephone Support Groups 

To register or for more information on a telephone support group, contact the facilitator listed under the support group of interest or call our Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141.

For Caregivers 

Telephone Caregiver Support Group  
This group is for anyone that is supporting a spouse or family member that has dementia. This group meets via telephone  the first Thursday of the month 1:00-2:00 pm.  

Contact Laura - [email protected]  to register for this group.