Maggie Sullivan understands caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias after caring for her mother for eight years. Maggie has helped facilitate caregiver support groups for the past 27 years for the Alzheimer’s Association and has written essays that have appeared in the New York Times and elsewhere.
We’re fortunate that Maggie lends her experience and expertise here in our Caregiver Support Groups here at Chandler Hall.
Groups meet the First Friday and First Wednesday of each month
The In-person Group meets the First Friday of each month from 1:30- 3:30 pm at Chandler Hall’s Wright Meeting Room on our campus at 99 Barclay Street in Newtown, PA.
Another virtual group meets the first Wednesday of each month via Zoom. Please contact Maggie directly for a link by calling (609) 924-4923.
What to Expect
Caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia can be meaningful and rewarding, but it requires enormous adjustments. It makes demands on your energy, time, and patience. It can be hard and often lonely work. Caregiver support groups, like the ones hosted by Maggie Sullivan can help!
Benefits can include:
- Share your experiences
- Learn facts about the disease
- Receive encouragement and support from other caregivers
- Solve Problems
- Learn from others in your situation
- Decrease your isolation
- Learn about advances in research
- Learn about available resources