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Local LBD Support Groups

Highlands County Area Weekly Daytime Caregiver Support Group

When: Every Thursday, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Who: Family members of loved ones with progressive dementia.

Location: Sebring Christian Church

Address: 4514 Hammock Road Sebring, FL 33872

Contact:

Jean Maas
863.314.9193
jeanmaas@embarqmail.com
Ellen McKissock
863.385.5408

Category:

General: facilitated by a caregiver/peer
Highlands County Area Weekly Evening Caregiver Support Group

When: Every Thursday of each month 6:00pm-7:00pm

Who: Family members of loved ones with progressive dementia.

Location: Sebring Christian Church

Address: 4514 Hammock Road Sebring, FL 33872

Contact:

Jean Maas
863.314.9193
jeanmaas@embarqmail.com
Ellen McKissock
863.385.5408

Category:

General: facilitated by a caregiver/peer
North Pinellas County Lewy Body Dementia Support Group

When: Third Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Who: Lewy body dementia caregivers and family members.

Location: Arden Courts Dementia Assisted Living (behind Manor Care)

Address: 2895 Tampa Road Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Contact:

Debbie Langrock
727.784.6597 or 727.686.9272
dlangrock@preferhome.com

Category:

Professional: facilitated by a professional at an advocacy organization, long-term care facility, or other group
Palm Harbor Area LBD Support Group

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 9am

Who: Caregivers and loved ones of those diagnosed with Lewy body dementia

Location: St. Mark Village

Address: 2655 Nebraska Ave. Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Contact:

Karen Truman
727.391.9999 Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm
drkaren@bookofhope.us

Category:

Professional: facilitated by a professional at an advocacy organization, long-term care facility, or other group
Pinellas County/Largo (daytime) Dementia Caregiver Support Group

When: First and third Friday of every month, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Who: Dementia caregivers, including Lewy body dementia caregivers.

Location: Grand Villa Assisted Living

Address: 750 Starkey Road Largo, FL 33771

Contact:

Karen (Karle) Truman, Ph.D.
727.391.9999 on Mondays – Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

drkaren@bookofhope.us

Category:

Professional: facilitated by a professional at an advocacy organization, long-term care facility, or other group
Pinellas County/Largo (evening) Dementia Caregiver Support Group

When: First and third Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Who: Dementia caregivers, including Lewy body dementia caregivers.

Location: Grand Villa Assisted Living

Address: 750 Starkey Road Largo, FL 33771

Contact:

Karen (Karle) Truman, Ph.D.
727.391.9999 on Mondays - Thursdays, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
drkaren@bookofhope.us

Category:

Professional: facilitated by a professional at an advocacy organization, long-term care facility, or other group
Tampa Bay LBD Caregiver Support Group

When: Second Monday of every month from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Who: Caregivers and family members of those diagnosed with Lewy body dementia.

Location: USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center

Address: 4001 E. Fletcher Avenue Tampa, FL 33613

Contact:

Nancy Teten, LCSW
(813) 974-4355
Betsy McDargh, Family Facilitator
813-486-1256
tampabaylewybodycaregivers@gmail.com

Category:

General: facilitated by a caregiver/peer
The St. Petersburg Area LBD Support Group

When: 1st Wedneday of the month at 6PM

Who: Caregivers and loved ones of those diagnosed with Lewy body dementia.

Location: Bon Secours Place

Address: 10401 Roosevelt Blvd. St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Contact:

Karen Truman
727.391.9999 Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm
drkaren@bookofhope.us

Category:

Professional: facilitated by a professional at an advocacy organization, long-term care facility, or other group