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Social Services and Support Groups - Week of November 18, 2019

Social Services and Support Groups





 
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Monday


November 2019
 5:30 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
Northfield Township Senior Center, 9101 N. Main St., Whitmore Lake. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


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Wednesday


November 2019
 2 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
Chelsea Retirement Community, Crippen Building/805 W. Middle St., Chelsea. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
EHM Senior Solutions/Brecon Village, 101 Brecon Dr., Saline. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


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Thursday


November 2019
 2 p.m.  Free! 

English Language Learners: Meet The Shopping Detective: Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea of Meijer A2 Saline.

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Meet Linda from Sound Expressions at Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea of Meijer Ann Arbor Saline Rd and discover what the grocery store holds for you. Learn how to order your favorite cafe drinks, English names for foods, grocery shop in an American market, and build confidence in a safe group environment to do it on your own.
This collaboration between Sweetwaters of Meijer A2 Saline and Sound Expressions is a 6 week grocery and language tour that meets twice a month.
Bring any dictionaries or apps to help look up food names in your native language to translate to English.
www.mysoundexpressions.com.
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea of Meijer Ann Arbor Saline Rd, 3145 ANN ARBOR SALINE RD. Free. 7343698697. https://www.sweetwaterscafe.com/mi-ann-arbor-saline-rd/ [map]



 7-9 p.m. 

Grief Support Group: Knox Presbyterian Church.

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It hurts when someone close to you dies. Find help at GriefShare.
Class runs 12 weeks but anyone can join at anytime.
$25 covers the workbook for the entire 12 weeks. Scholarships are available.
Knox Presbyterian Church, 2065 S. Wagner Rd. Donation. $25. 734-761-5669. frontdesk@knoxannarbor.org https://knoxannarbor.org/home/grow-connect/care/grief-support/ [map]


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Saturday


November 2019
 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Chill Chair Makeathon and Assistive Technology Brainstorm": Maker Works.

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Come participate in our first Makeathon event, from 10am - 4pm!
We'll assemble Chill Chairs for local children with sensory overload issues. We'll also brainstorm designs for assistive technology requests that would help people with special needs to become more independent and/or pursue their passions.
Maker Works, 3765 Plaza Drive. Free. 7342224911. frontdesk@maker-works.com https://www.maker-works.com/events/2019/11/23/chill-chair-makeathon-and-assistive-technology-brainstorm [map]







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