July Support Groups for Family Caregivers


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Duet: Partners In Health & Aging—a 36-year-old Phoenix area nonprofit that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities, and grandparents raising grandchildren, hosts regular support groups for family caregivers. The nonprofit also hosts a monthly volunteer orientation and is in need of summer volunteers. Please call (602) 274-5022 before attending a support group or event to confirm details.
 
FAMILY CAREGIVERS (GENERAL) SUPPORT GROUPS
This Duet support group is for any caregiver taking care of a loved one with any type of disabling condition. Support groups give people an opportunity to be in a caring and understanding setting with others who are in similar situations. Ask questions and get answers from people who have “been there” and learn creative, caring problem-solving techniques and caregiving ideas. Please call before attending a group for the first time at 602-274-5022.
 
Men’s Caregiver Support Group
Wednesday, July 12 and 26, noon-1:30 p.m.
Suntree Adult Day Health Center
4120 N 20th St., Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
General Support Group
Thursday, July 27, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Iora Primary Care
3202 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
General Caregiver Support Group
Thursday, July 13 and 27, 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
918 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
General Caregiver Support Group
Tuesday, July 11 and 25, 10 – noon
Via Linda Senior Center
10440 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
**Group offered in Spanish**
General Caregiver Support Group
Wednesday, July 19, 5-7 p.m.
Iora Primary Care
3137 W. Indian School Road, Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
SUPPORT GROUPS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS WHOSE LOVED ONES HAVE ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA
This Duet support group is for any caregivers whose loved ones have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Support groups give people an opportunity to be in a caring and understanding setting with others who are in similar situations. Ask questions and get answers from people who have “been there” and learn creative, caring problem-solving techniques and caregiving ideas. Please call before attending a group for the first time at 602-274-5022.
 
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group
Tuesday, July 18, noon – 2 p.m.
Duet (on the property of Church of the Beatitudes)
555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group
Thursday, July 6 and 20, 10 a.m. – noon
Duet (on the property of Church of the Beatitudes)
555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
DUET ENGAGEMENT: ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUPS
This is a Duet support group and cognitive engagement for caregivers and their loved ones with dementia. There is a separate breakout session for your loved ones.
 
Monday, July 10 and 24, 10:30 – 11:40 a.m.
Duet (on the property of Church of the Beatitudes)
555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS FOR THOSE WHOSE LOVED ONES HAVE PARKINSON’S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIA
This Duet support group is for family caregivers whose loved ones have Parkinson’s disease. Support groups give people an opportunity to be in a caring and understanding setting with others who are in similar situations. Ask questions and get answers from people who have “been there” and learn creative, caring problem-solving techniques and caregiving ideas. Please call before attending a group for the first time at 602-274-5022.
 
Parkinson’s Support Group – East Valley
Monday, July 3, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Red Mountain Multi-Generational Center
7550 E. Adobe St., Mesa
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
Parkinson’s Support Group – Spanish Language
Tuesday, July 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Duet (on the property of Church of the Beatitudes)
555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
Parkinson’s Support Group – Spanish Language
Thursday, July 6, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Pyle Adult Recreation Center, 655 E. Southern Ave., Tempe
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
VOLUNTEER
Looking for a way to help your neighbors? Duet, a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services, is looking for volunteers.
The organization matches isolated, homebound adults with local, compassionate volunteers who help them with services such as grocery shopping, drive them to medical appointments, minor home repairs and even provide friendly visits. Volunteers can choose when and where they’d like to serve. It’s flexible and fun! To attend the orientation, please RSVP to volunteer@duetaz.org. Volunteers need to bring a driver’s license and the phone numbers of two personal references to the orientation. For more information, call 602-274-5022.
 
Thursday, July 13
4 to 6:30 p.m.
Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix
 
CAREGIVER-TO-CAREGIVER MENTOR PROGRAM TRAINING
As a caregiver mentor volunteer, you can help isolated caregivers by providing emotional support from the comfort of your own home. As a mentor volunteer, you will: receive free training to enhance your active listening and communication skills; provide one-on-one support and helpful tips to another caregiver; and connect the caregiver to resources with the help of Duet staff. Contact Daniela Saylor to RSVP via email at saylor@duetaz.org or by calling (602) 274-5022.
 
Monday, July 3, noon to 4 p.m.
Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix

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