Support Groups

It is important that caregivers take time for themselves to become educated, get emotional support and meet others who are in similar situations. We offer many meetings at various times and locations. Check the list below, arranged by county, to see if there is a group close to you. If you have choices available, visit as many as possible to find the one that best fits your needs. Always be sure to call to confirm location, date and time of the meeting. If you cannot find a local support group for your area, please contact us. Also, for those individuals facing early stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, we invite you to join our monthly Early Stage Memory Café for a social and educational experience at the Alzheimer’s Tennessee office (5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, 37919). Please call Linda Johnson, (865)544-6288, to register or get more information.  
Contact the following offices for more information: Knoxville: Phone: 865.544.6288 E-mail: Cumberland Plataeu: Phone: 931.526.8010 E-mail: Northeast: Phone: 423.330.4532 Email:     Toll-Free Monthly Telephone Support Group First Monday of the month 2 p.m. EST (1 p.m. CST) (866) 212-0875 pass code: 522552
Anderson County
Oak Ridge Keystone Adult Day Program First United Methodist Church Facilitators: Phyllis Spangler 2nd Thursday, 12:30–2:30 p.m. (865) 483-6631
  Brookdale Oak Ridge Facilitator: Lauren Newman 4th Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. (865) 276-1946
Clinton Morning Pointe of Clinton Facilitator: LuAnn Hanchett & Melody Jones 1st Wednesday, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. (865) 457-4005
Blount County
Maryville    Everett Senior Center Facilitator: Beverly Sherrod 2nd Tuesday, 11:30 am (865) 980-4894
 Carter County
 Elizabethton Sycamore Springs Senior Living Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 3rd Monday, 12:00 pm (423) 330-4532
Cocke County
Newport Newport Health & Rehab Center Facilitator: Joy Stokely 4th Monday, 7 p.m. (423) 623-0929  Wellington Manor Facilitator: Gidget Dailey 3rd  Thursday, 6-7 p.m. (423) 613-4585
Cumberland County
Crossville Cumberland Medical Center Facilitator: Shawna Potter 3rd Monday,12:30 p.m. CST (931) 459-7387  CMC Wellness Complex FFG Facilitators; Shawna Potter 1st Tuesday, 1 – 2 p.m. CST (931) 459-7387
  Wyndridge Health Facilitators: Brian Brewer & Tracie Greene 2nd Thursday, 10 a.m. CST (931) 484–6129   Life Care Center of Crossville Facilitator: Walt Pierce 3rd Thursday, 4:30 p.m. CST (931) 484-4782
Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church Facilitators: Shari Smith & Cathy Muldoon 231 Westchester Drive 1st Thursday, 12:30 p.m. CST (931) 484-3473 Fairfield Glade First Baptist Church Facilitators: Margaret Brant & Dallas Hamilton 2nd Thursday, 11 a.m. CST (931) 337-9630
Pleasant Hill Uplands Village Heritage Hall Facilitators: Shirley Berry & Mary Schwarz 2nd Thursday, 10 – 11:30 a.m. CST (931) 277-5753
Greene County Greeneville Brookdale Greeneville Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm (423) 330-4532
Hamblen County
Morristown ALPS Adult Center Facilitators: Jessica Clevinger 1st Tuesday, 10 a.m – Noon (423) 587-9149
 Jefferson County
 Dandridge Shady Grove United Methodist Church Facilitators: Carol Cottick 2nd Thursday, 4:00 p.m.(865) 397-7453
Knox County
Knoxville Atria Weston Place Facilitator: Lisa Conner & Cheryl Blanchard 3rd Thursday, 12 p.m. Lunch provided with RSVP (865) 584-9857 CADES at Concord United Methodist Church Facilitators: Diane Wright, Deena Greer & Celia Gruzalski 1st Tuesday, 10 a.m. (865) 675-2835
 Raintree Terrace Senior Living Facilitator: Vanessa Carroll 3rd Tuesday, 6:00 pm (865) 200-8238 x209 The Courtyards Sr. Living Facilitators:  Dava Snyder 2nd Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. (865) 688-2666**Call for Respite Care Elmcroft of Halls Facilitator: Rose Davis 3rd Thursday, 6 p.m. (865) 925-2668 **Call for Respite Care
  Elmcroft of West Knoxville Facilitator: Lauren Hall & Kari Moore Last Thursday, 11 a.m.* (865) 690-3550 *RSVP for lunch Homewood Residence At Deane Hill Facilitator: Melanie Wallace 3rd Tuesday, 1 – 2:30 p.m. (865) 690-4070 **Call For Respite Care
  Williamsburg Villas – Meets at Sevier Heights Baptist Church Facilitator: Debbie Gibbs 3rd Thursday, 6 p.m. (865) 573-0100 Mount Calvary Baptist Church Facilitators: Janice Wade-Whitehead, Linda Johnson, Susan Tipton Please call (865) 544-6288 for more information.
  Clarity Pointe Facilitator: Nancy Britcher & Helen Porter 3rd Wednesday, 2 p.m. (865) 951-2985
  Island Home Park Health and Rehab Facilitator: Mary Ellen McAfee 2nd Thursday, 3:30 pm (865) 246-4214 Farragut Presbyterian Church *This group is for EARLY ONSET Alzheimer’s Caregivers Only* Facilitators: Sharon Koch, Joanie Scheuer, and Beth Martin First Tuesday, 6:30 pm (865) 310-6675 or (865) 705-1571  
 Powell  Beaver Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church Facilitators: Patricia Bolton, Hilton Bolton, Margaret Morgan & Carolyn Shular 1st Thursday, 6:30 p.m. (865) 938-7245 Morning Pointe of PowellFacilitators: Lynda Rose & Last Monday, 1:00 p.m. (865) 686-5771
   Maple Court Senior LivingFacilitator: Ashley Bryant3rd Thursday, 6:00 p.m.(865) 362-5398  
Loudon County
Lenoir City The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Lenoir City Facilitator: Barbara Satterfield 3rd Thursday, 10-11:30 a.m. (865) 271-9966 Tellico Village Community Church Facilitators: Diane Kirby & Barbara Colaw 1st Tuesday, 3:00p.m. (423) 884-3121
Loudon County Senior Center Facilitators: Martha Dodge & Gail Williams 1st Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. (423) 435-2226  The Neighborhood at Tellico Village Facilitators: Marti Hands & Angela Smith 3rd Thursday, 11:00 am (865) 408-0211
Macon County
Lafayette Macon County General Hospital Facilitators: Shirley Holland & Stacy Brawner 3rd Tuesday, 10 a.m. (615) 666-2147 x 398
Monroe County  
Madisonville First United Methodist Church Facilitator: Martha Dodge & Gae Payne 3rd Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. (423) 435-20226
Overton County
Putnam County
Algood Signature of Putnam County Facilitator: Melinda Bilbrey 3rd Monday, 6 p.m. CST (931) 537-6524
Cookeville Alzheimer’s Tennessee Facilitators: Amanda Barlow & Tracy Plant 2nd Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. CST (931) 526-8010  
Roane County
Kingston First Baptist Church Facilitators: Kathy Parks 3rd Monday, 1:30 p.m. (865)354-3366
Scott County
Sevier County

MountainBrook Village

Facilitators: Dianne Hall and Shirley Mehling

2nd Tuesday, 5:30 pm

(865) 428-2445

 Dominion Senior Living Facilitator: Pam Morgan 2nd Thursday, 2:00 p.m. (865) 806-0099
Smith County
Carthage Riverview Regional Medical CenterHospital Conference Room Facilitators: Amy Bennett and Jade Bryant 2nd Wednesday, 2:00 pm    
Sullivan County Bristol Broadmore Senior Living Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 4th Thursday, 5:30 pm (423) 330-4532  
 Washington County
Johnson City                                       Dominion Senior Living                  Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 3rd Monday, 6:00 pm (423) 330-4532   Broadmore Senior Living Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 4th Tuesday, 2:00pm (423) 330-4532   The Courtyards Senior Living  *THIS GROUP IS FOR MEN ONLY* Facilitator: D Simerly 4th Monday, 6:30 pm (423) 967-4431   Jonesborough                                  Jonesborough Senior Center                                                              Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 2nd Tuesday, 12:30 pm (423) 330-4532   Bristol, VA Oakmont at Gordon Park Facilitator: :Laura Street 4th Monday, 2:00 pm   Abingdon, VA English Meadows Facilitator: Tracey Kendall Wilson 2nd Wednesday, 2:15 pm 423-330-4532  
White County


Life Care Center of Sparta Facilitator: Terri Whited 2nd Tuesday, Noon CST (931) 738-9430 **Respite & Lunch provided
Warren County


3 Star Mall Community Room Facilitator: Barbie Neely 2nd Thursday, Noon CST (931) 261-8662 **Respite & Lunch provided

Unicoi County


Governor’s Bend Facilitator: Tracey Kendall-Wilson 3rd Thursday, 10:00 am (423) 330-4532
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