The following lists support group meetings in Orange County for families of those with Alzheimer's disease and similar disorders.
ANAHEIM Where: Washington Street Community Center, 250 E. Cypress St. When: every fourth Monday, 1 to 3 p.m. Contact: Helena Malek, (714) 220-0224 BUENA PARK Where: Buena Park Community Center--Senior Citizens Room, 8150 Knott Ave. When: every third Friday, 10:30 a.m. to noon Contact: Helena Malek, (714) 220-0224 CORONA DEL MAR Where: Oasis Senior Center, 800 Marguerite Ave. When: first and third Wednesdays, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Contact: Celeste Jardine-Haug, (714) 644-3245 COSTA MESA Where: Harbor Area Adult Day Care, 661 W. Hamilton St. When: alternating Thursdays, 1:15 to 3 p.m. Contact: Pat Messinger, (714) 548-9331 FOUNTAIN VALLEY (two locations) Where: Manor Care Nursing Center, 11680 Warner Ave. When: every fourth Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Contact: Maria Estrada, (714) 838-0598 Where: Huntington Valley Adult Day Care, 18685 Santa Ynez St. When: alternating Thursdays, 1:15 to 3 p.m. Contact: Pat Messinger, (714) 964-4832. FULLERTON Where: Fullerton Senior Center; 340 W. Commonwealth Ave., Room A When: every second Thursday, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Contact: Helena Malek, (714) 220-0224 IRVINE Where: Regents Point Main Bldg. Downstairs Lounge, 19191 Harvard Ave. When: every fourth Tuesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Contact: Barbara Biggs, (714) 559-4794 LA HABRA Where: Friendly Hills Regional Medical Center, 1251 W. Lambert Drive, Room 100 When: every second Wednesday, 10 to 11 a.m. Contact: Mary Davis, (213) 694-5322 LAGUNA HILLS (two locations) Where: Leisure World Clubhouse 2, Dining Room 1 (for Leisure World residents only) When: two groups meeting on alternate Tuesdays, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Contact: Mary Ann Colclough, (714) 951-2267 Where: Beverly Manor, 24452 Health Center Drive When: every third Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Contact: Donna Fowler, (714) 837-3275 LOS ALAMITOS Where: John Douglas French Center, 3951 Katella Ave. When: two groups meeting every first Wednesday or every third Wednesday, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Contact: Mark Fieldson, (800) 537-3624 LONG BEACH Where: Senior Enhancement Center, 3626 Pacific Coast Highway When: three meetings. Call for information. Contact: Charlene Young, (213) 498-1000, ext. 3549 MISSION VIEJO Where: Oso Viejo Community Center, 24932 Oso Viejo Road When: every third Wednesday, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Contact: Edna Lowcock, (714) 586-7204 ORANGE (two locations) Where: Orange Senior Citizens Community Center, 170 S. Olive St. When: every first Wednesday, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Contact: Judy Reynolds, (714) 538-9633 Where: 200 S. Manchester Ave., Nursing Education Conference Room, 8th Floor When: every third Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Contact: Marilyn Milligan, (714) 634-6094 PLACENTIA Where: Placentia Linda Hospital; 1301 N. Rose Drive, Room 3 When: every second Monday, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Contact: Judy Dickinson, (714) 524-6951 SAN CLEMENTE Where: San Clemente Presbyterian Church, 119 Avenida de la Estrella When: every second Monday, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Contact: Blaine Wickline, (714) 492-3248 or Muriel Link, (714) 498-3335 SANTA ANA Where: Catholic Charities, 1506 Brookhollow Drive, Suite 112 When: every fourth Wednesday, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Contact: Shvonne Stricklen, (714) 662-7500 SEAL BEACH Where: Fidelity Federal Bank conference room, 13820 Seal Beach Blvd. When: Thursdays, 2 to 3 p.m. Contact: Patijean Click, (714) 892-3807 Source: Orange County Chapter, Alzheimer's Association