Programs & Services

Caring For Your Aging Family Members Support/Discussion Groups

You’re not alone!  Connect with other caregivers in a safe setting. Find out what’s working for other people. 

Groups are coordinated by SMAA or the community providers listed.


2nd Monday of the month, 3:00-4:30 PM at Community Partners, Inc. For caregivers of people with dementia. Contact Barbara Alberda at 713-3723.


2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00 - 2:30 PM at the Bridgton Community Center. Contact Ann O'Sullivan at 1-800-427-7411.


1st Thursday of the month, from 3:00 – 4:15 PM, at The Gathering Place. Respite available onsite for a fee; please call ahead to reserve. Contact Jill Larson at 439-6111.


4th Thursday of the month, from noon to 1 PM at SMAA. Contact Kate Fallon at 1-800-427-7411 x558. PLEASE NOTE: November 2013 meeting will not meet due to the Thanksgiving holiday.


3rd Tuesday of the month, 1:00-2:00 PM, at the Heart Health Institute. Contact Susan Kelly-Westman at 475-1167.

Other areas: Please call Kate or Ann at SMAA if you are looking for a group in another area. 1-800-427-7411

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Contact a Family Caregiver Support Specialist

If you are a family caregiver and want to learn of resources specific to your needs, feel free to call us and ask for a Family Caregiver Support Specialist or request information.

Find out about dementia respite care:
The Caregiver Respite Program

Areas We Serve

207-396-6500 or 1-877-353-3771
TTY for hearing impaired 207-883-0532
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday