Alzheimer's Association - Support Group Facilitator - Warsaw IN


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2033 S 150 W (Corner of IN 15 and 200 S)Warsaw, IN 46580


Facilitates or co-facilitates a group of caregivers for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The support group creates an environment for caregivers to receive/share support and education with others on a monthly basis.

The location for this group is already set and is held Walnut Creek United Methodist Church in Warsaw IN on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10am.


  • Attend basic and on-going training designed to provide current information, enhance skills and network with other support group facilitators.
  • Submit monthly attendance sheets and meeting report forms to the chapter office in a timely manner.
  • Promote member participation in chapter programs and services.
  • Distribute chapter literature and information.
  • Make arrangements for meeting room (and refreshments if desired).
  • Notify the chapter office of support group meeting changes in a timely manner.
  • Ensure confidentiality within the group. Group member names and addresses are confidential and can only be released to the Alzheimer’s Association.
  • Conduct group meetings in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana.
  • Inform the Alzheimer’s Association of any questions and/or concerns related to the support group.

Skills Needed:

  • Knowledge of and willingness to learn about and keep current on Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on families.
  • Pertinent professional background and/or personal experience with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Comfort with the expression of a wide array of emotions
  • Ability to separate personal needs and group needs.
  • Strong listening skills.
  • Sense of humor.
  • Must not be a current caregiver.


  • Potential Support Group Facilitator will attend new Support Group Facilitator/Volunteer training that will include: overview of AD, mission and resources of AA, affiliation guidelines, starting an Alzheimer’s support group, group process, group dynamics, group maintenance, and group evaluation.
  • Attend and observe an existing support group meeting is required. Contact existing facilitator prior to observation.
  • On-going trainings as required.

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours a month/1 year minimum commitment
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