A support group is one of the best places to get information about the disease, the best ways to deal with the symptoms, and find out what others are doing to cope.
The APDA makes a lot of information available to support groups through pamphlets, dvds, and books. And Support Group leaders tend to know what resources are available in your area for assistance, and what assistive devices might be helpful for you.
A Support Group's Goals Are:
For more information on the following support groups, or for information on how to start a support group in your area, please contact Lydia Stevens at 501-622-3990.
|Batesville||3rd Monday - 1:30pm||Citizen's Bank Annex Building|
|Benton||2nd Tuesday - 2-3pm||First Baptist Church|
|Conway||2nd Wednesday - 1:30pm||The McGeeCenter|
|Fairfield Bay||1st Thursday - 2-4pm||Fairfield Bay Baptist Church|
|Fayetteville||3rd Wednesday - Noon||Pat Walker Senior Health Center 12 E. Appleby|
|Fort Smith||4th Monday - 1pm||Ray Baker Senior Center|
|Harrison||3rd Tuesday - 2pm||No. AR Central Campus Room 302, 303 No. Main St|
|Hot Springs||3rd Thursday - 11:30am||St. Joseph Hospital - Mercy Room|
|Hot Springs Village||2nd Thursday - 11:30am||Good Samaritan Dinning Room|
|Jonesboro||3rd Thursday - 2:pm||Area Agency on Aging|
|Little Rock||2nd Tuesday - 11am to 1 pm||First Christian Church, 1500 N. Mississippi, in the Believers Adult Classroom|
|Mountain Home||1st Wednesday - 11:00am||MRUK Family Center (across the parking lot from ER)|
|North Little Rock||1st Friday - 10:30am||Park Hill Baptist Church|
|Rogers||1st Wednesday -1pm||The Adult Wellness Center 2001 W. Persimmon St. (behind Hobby Lobby and the Frisco Station Mall)|
|Russelville||2nd Tuesday - 6pm||St. Mary's Hospital - classroom next to dining room|
|Texarkana||2nd Wednesday - 2pm||Wadley Senior Clinic, 1307 Trinity Blvd.|