Support Groups

Support Groups
Memory Connections, 1 Wednesdays 3-5pm. A support group for those with Dementia or their Caregivers.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

  • 2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. 
  • 3rd Wednesday of each month

This group is for caregivers of older adults with memory loss. Gerry Bennett, R.N., is the facilitator.

Living Again 

  • 1:00 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of each month

This group supports anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one and needs the support of others. A facilitator runs the group. For more information contact Casey Conroy at 534-3698 ext.118. 

Grandparents as Parent

  • 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of each month

This support group is for grandparents who have assumed the caregiving responsibility for their grandchildren.

This group is open to all grandparents, regardless of how old they are or where they live. Childcare is offered during the meeting. For more information call Beth Ferrando at 534-3698 ext.115. 

The Council on Aging’s Grandparents  As Parents Program (GAPP) is in need of volunteers to assist with babysitting while the group meets.  Our group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00pm-7:15 pm.  If you are able to help us out, please call 413-534-3698 Ext  115. 
Supported by  the City of Chicopee & Margo Chevers Memorial Fun Grant.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Veteran's  Benefits Counseling

  • Starting at 1:00 p.m..
  • Last Wednesdays of each month

This group is for veterans of all ages. A guest speaker is usually featured every month. Coffee and a sweet treat are served.

Medicare 101, Tuesday, September 26th at 10am and 1pm