Caregiver Support

Caregiver daughter with father



Dementia CARES (Caregiver Access to Resources, Education, and Support) is a six-week caregiver education and support program for those caring for someone with dementia. This program is open to the public. For more information about session dates, please contact Jane Oderberg, LMSW at or call 817-735-0660.

Virtual Caregiver Support Group

The support group happens at noon on the second and fourth Thursday of the month and is open to all caregivers. No registration is needed. Simply open your Zoom browser, click the Join button, and enter 941-678-1088. For more information, contact Jane Oderberg, LMSW at or call 817-735-0660.

REACH: Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health

Caring for individuals with dementia can be exhausting. United Way of Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County now offers REACH: Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health, offering specialized services for caregivers of people with dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The organization offers virtual and in-person programs and support, free online resources, and a 24/7 Helpline.

Dementia Friendly Fort Worth

Part of a nationwide initiative, Dementia Friendly Fort Worth promotes dementia awareness and education across all sectors of the community, including businesses, organizations and individuals. Since 2018, DFFW has offered innovative social opportunities for persons living with dementia and their care partners.

Free Caregiver Training & Support

James L. West Center has a variety of free caregiver training and support offerings for family members and individuals caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Sessions are available in-person, on-demand and in live virtual sessions.