Support Groups

There are many support and self-help groups in the area that offer assistance and information with a variety of problems and diseases. Contact your local hospital for health related groups such as arthritis, cancer, or diabetes. Contact your local Adult Day Care or nursing home regarding caregivers or Alzheimer’s groups. Contact your local Hospice or funeral home for support groups to help deal with loss of a loved one.

Contact the listing under Counseling, for groups that deal with emotional problems, mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse. Many national health organizations also provide support group information. For information on any of these health related groups and organizations, click here.

Schmieding Center for Health and Education
2422 N. Thompson
Springdale, AR 72764

Caregiver’s Group
St. Mary’s Hospital
1200 W. Walnut
Rogers, AR 72756

ALS Support Group

BENTON COUNTY - The ALS support group meets the second Sunday of every other month at 1:30 pm in the Center for Nonprofits in Rogers, AR. Please call 479-621-8700 for more information.

Caregiver Support Groups

BAXTER COUNTY - Dementia Education and Support Group meets the 4th Friday of each month at 3:00 pm at the Mruk Family Center on Aging in Mountain Home, Arkansas. For additional information, call 870-508-3880.

BOONE COUNTY - Caregiver Support Group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Area Agency on Aging, 1510 Rock Springs Road, Harrison, Arkansas. Contact Michelle Byler at 870-743-1623 for more information. 

MARION COUNTY- Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Marion County Senior Activity Center, 5966 Hwy 202 East, Flippin, Arkansas. Contact Michelle Byler at 870-743-1623 for more information.

WASHINGTON COUNTY - If you are interested in attending a Parkinson's Dance/Support Group, please contact Cristina Coleman at 479-442-5194 or 888-286-3611. 

Diabetes Support Group

BOONE COUNTY - The group meets the second Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Durand Center. It is sponsored by Community Health Resource Center. Contact person is Kathy Peach at 870-391-3529. 
Durand Center
303 North Main
Harrison, AR 72601

Bella Vista Community Church
75 E. Lancashire Boulevard
Bella Vista, AR 72714

Dementia Caregiver Educational Support Group
Schmieding Center for Senior Education
2422 N. Thompson, Ste. B
Springdale, AR 72764

Washington Regional Senior Health Clinic
12 E. Appleby Ste. 101
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Dementia Caregiver Group 
2nd Monday of every month 
4th Wednesday of every month
Parkinson's Caregiver Group
(those living with P.D.)
3rd Wednesday of every month

Parkinson’s Support Group
St. Mary’s Hospital
Rogers, AR 72756

Sequoyah United Methodist Church
1910 Old Wire Road
Fayetteville, AR 72703

Alzheimer’s Association Group
Rogers Public Library
711 S. Dixieland Road
Rogers, AR 72756

Alzheimer's Association
Oklahoma/Arkansas Chapter
NWA Regional Office
210 N Walton Boulevard Ste. 25
Bentonville, AR 72712
Fax: 479-273-1100

“Together We Can” Support Group
Lakeside Baptist Church
15891 E. Hwy. 12
Rogers, AR 72756