Groups provide support, insight, encouragement and answers to the challenges of being a caregiver.
Good Samaritan's Caregiver Support Group (for the ''generic'' caregiver). Meets the second Monday of each month, 1:00-2:15 p.m., MEETINGS SUSPENDED DURING THE PANDEMIC.
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.
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.
Cancer Support Group
Harmony Hill Retreat Center
in Union (north of Shelton) supports survivorship for people affected by cancer, their caregivers, survivors and health care professionals with hope, healing and positive change to live each day at its fullest. They offer regular retreats and wellness programs. Call (360) 898-2363 or e-mail
for more information.
MultiCare Cancer Support
-Groups and classes
Traumatic Brain Injury
Support for individuals and families dealing with traumatic brain injuries. Several groups are active in Pierce County. For a schedule of group or more information, contact the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington
toll-free TBI Helpline at 1 (877) 824-1766.