September Support Groups and Events at Duet

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Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandparents raising grandchildren. Duet’s free-of-charge services are available in the greater Phoenix area. To volunteer, donate or ask for help, go to www.duetaz.org or call (602) 274-5022.
 
Below are the September support groups, volunteer orientation and classes hosted by Duet.  
 
FAMILY CAREGIVERS (GENERAL) SUPPORT GROUPS
Support groups give people an opportunity to share openly about their caregiving experiences in a confidential and understanding setting with others who are in similar situations. Group attendees can ask questions and get answers from people who have been there and are able to provide support. Group attendees also are given the opportunity to learn creative problem-solving techniques and obtain care-related ideas. If you are interested in attending a group, please call (602) 274-5022 before your first meeting.
 
Men’s Caregiver Support Group
Thursday, September 14 and 28, noon-1:30 p.m.
Suntree Adult Day Health Center
4120 N 20th St., Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
General Support Group
Thursday, September 14 and 28, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Iora Primary Care (Greenway Park Plaza)
3202 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
General Caregiver Support Group
Thursday, September 14 and 28, 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, September 12 and 26, 10 a.m. – noon
Via Linda Senior Center
10440 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale
602-274-5022; duetaz.org
 
**Group offered in Spanish**
General Caregiver Support Group
Wednesday, September 6 and 20, 10 a.m. to noon
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
These Duet support groups are 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, September 5 and 19, 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, September 7 and 21, 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, September 11 and 25, 10:00 – 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, September 11, 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 – Phoenix
Wednesday, September 13, 1:30 – 3 p.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
Tuesday, September 5 and 19, 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, September 7 and 21, 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.
 
Saturday, September 16, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Orangewood Presbyterian Church
7321 N. 10th St., Phoenix, Arizona 85020
 
September Grandparents Raising Grandkids Support Groups
 
Mesa Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
Thurs., Sept. 7, 6-8 p.m.
Cost is free.
Grandparents, are you feeling overwhelmed, confused and alone? Need someone to talk with? Then come and join us as we share, learn and grow together.
Childcare is limited: please call to register for this group at (480) 262-8154.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2745 N 32nd St., Mesa, AZ 85213
 
Grandparent Support Group (Phoenix)
Thurs., Sept. 14 and 28, 9-11 a.m.
Cost is free.
Grandparents, are you feeling overwhelmed, confused and alone? Need someone to talk with? Then come and join us as we share, learn and grow together.
Please call at (602) 274 -5022, Ext 31.
Duet Lounge, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021
 
Grandparent Support Group in Goodyear
Sat., Sept. 23, 9-11 a.m.
Cost is free.
Grandparents, are you feeling overwhelmed, confused and alone? Need someone to talk with? Then come and join us as we share, learn and grow together. If this is your first time attending, please call Patricia (602) 274 -5022, Ext 31.
Christ Evangelical Lutheran, 918 South Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338
 
Grandparent Support Group in Buckeye
Tues., Sept. 26, 1-2:30 p.m.
Cost is free.
Grandparents, are you feeling overwhelmed, confused and alone? Need someone to talk with? Then come and join us as we share, learn and grow together. If this is your first time attending, please call Patricia (602) 274 -5022, Ext 31.
Buckeye Community Center, 201 E. Centre Avenue, Buckeye, AZ 85326
 
Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Fall 2017 Course
 
Duet is proud to present the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course. The educational experience is open to all registered nurses with active licenses. This program is an interfaith course that teaches experienced RNs how to provide holistic healthcare to members of a faith community.
Friday and Saturday: September 15 – 16, 2017     
Friday and Saturday: October 13 – 14, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Duet, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85021
For more information: http://duetaz.org/index.php/events/basic-preparation-program-for-parish-and-faith-community-nurses
If you have questions, please contact Mary Lou Moore, moore@duetaz,org, 602-274-5022.

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