December 2017 Duet Support Groups and Events

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Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is a Phoenix area nonprofit whose mission is to promote health and well-being through vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandfamilies. See below for support groups and events happening in December 2017 and learn more about Duet at www.duetaz.org.

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, December 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, December 14, 3 – 5:00 p.m.
Iora Primary Care (Greenway Park Plaza)
3202 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
602-274-5022; duetaz.org

General Caregiver Support Group
Thursday, December 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, December 12, 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, December 6 and 20, 10 a.m. – 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, December 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, December 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, December 11, 10 – 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, December 4, 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, December 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, December 5, 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, December 7, 4:30 – 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, December 14th
4 – 6:30 p.m.
10000 North 31st Avenue, Suite D200, Phoenix, AZ 85051

December Grandparents Raising Grandkids Support Groups

Mesa Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
Thurs., December 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., December 14, 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

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