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caregiver support groups


Heights and Hills is proud to offer a variety of support groups for those caring for a loved one or friend who is age 60 or older.

These groups can help a family caregiver:

  • Know you are not alone.
  • Have a safe space to express fears and frustrations.
  • Share valuable information with other caregivers.
  • Gain emotional support from a group of peers.
  • Be guided by a social worker with expertise in dealing with the many and unique challenges of being a caregiver.

Support Group Calendar

Please register ahead of time at 718-596-8789. Please scroll down to see which Support Group might be best for you.

Parkinson’s Care Partners

Meets Second and Fourth Wednesday of each month, 12pm-2pm.

Until further notice, this group will meet via Zoom.

For more information, contact Abby Weiss, LMSW at 718-596-8789, or aweiss@heightsandhills.org.

Long-Distance Caregiving Support Group

Meets First and Third Monday of the month, 6:00-7:00pm

Until further notice, this group will meet via Zoom.

Registration required. For more information, contact Michael Rublin at 718-596-8789, or mrublin@heightsandhills.org.

Telephonic Support Group 

A support group from the comfort of your own telephone! Meets Thursdays, 7:00-8:30pm, in 6-week sessions.

For more information or to check availability for the next session, please contact Raquel Perlman, LMSW at 347-395-2912 or e-mail rperlman@heightsandhills.org

Virtual Support Groups

We continue to offer various new caregiver support groups over Zoom. These groups run in sessions of 6 to 12 weeks and vary in their day and time to try to meet the diverse needs of our clients. For more information, please contact Program Director, Raquel Perlman, LMSW at 347-395-2912 or rperlman@heightsandhills.org.

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