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Groups provide support, insight, encouragement and answers to the challenges of being a caregiver.

Bonney Lake
Contact Sue Hilberg at the Bonney Lake Senior Center at (253) 863-7658 for information and directions.

Puyallup
Good Samaritan's Caregiver Support Group (for the ''generic'' caregiver). Meets the second Monday of each month, 1:30-3 p.m. in Room C-113 at the Good Samaritan Community Services Building located at 325 E. Pioneer in Puyallup. Contact Kathie McCormack at (253) 697-8400.

Tacoma (Adult Day Health)
For caregivers and family members of Adult Day Health participants. Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Held at Associated Adult Day Health Center, 6442 S. Yakima. Call (253) 552-1188.

Tacoma (South Tacoma Library)
For any family caregiver. Hourly respite care is available by calling in advance of the meeting. Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the South Tacoma Library, 3411 S. 56th. Contact Kathleen Moisio at (253) 403-1188.

Alzheimer's Support Groups
Groups that focus specifically on caregiving for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

For up-to-date information about Alzheimer's caregiver support groups visit the Alzheimer's Association. You can find a group by county, city or zip code.

For more information about Alzheimer's, visit the Alzheimer's Association of Western and Central Washington. Or call toll-free 1 (800) 848-7097.

Traumatic Brain Injury
Support for individuals and families dealing with traumatic brain injuries.

Pierce County support group at:
  • Cascade Park Active Day
  • 232 St. Helens Ave.
    Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Contact Nancy Huseman, TBI program manager, at (253) 572-0383

For more information about TBI, contact the Traumatic Brain Injury Association of Washington toll-free TBI Helpline at 1 (877) 824-1766.