Allegro Richmond Heights Provides Onsite Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

Allegro Richmond Heights in St. Louis proudly offers luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care, where residents can create thriving relationships within the community. But another great service they provide is an onsite caregiver support group led by the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Missouri. 

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases.

Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging. The greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of people with Alzheimer's are 65 and older. Alzheimer’s disease is considered to be younger-onset Alzheimer’s if it affects a person under 65. Younger-onset can also be referred to as early-onset Alzheimer’s. People with younger-onset Alzheimer’s can be in the early, middle or late stage of the disease.



How Does the Support Group Work?

Alzheimer's Association support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for people living with dementia and their care partners to:

  • Develop a support system
  • Exchange practical information to challenges and possible solutions
  • Talk through issues and ways of coping
  • Share feelings, needs and concerns
  • Learn about community resources

Allegro Group Information

The onsite support group at Allegro Richmond Heights is run by Alzheimer's Association of Great Missouri's Connie Fry and Allegro's Jackie Siering, an Alzheimer's Association-trained associate.

  • Every second Monday of the month
  • 5-6:30pm
  • 1055 Bellevue Avenue | Richmond Heights, MO 63117

To learn more or to sign up, please contact us. Or call 314-222-2507 and ask for Jackie.

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