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Support Groups for Caregivers

Connect with caregivers for mutual support on your caregiving journey


Wilder’s Caregiver Support Groups provides space for caregivers to feel less alone and receive mutual support from other caregivers. We meet online and/or at Wilder's Health Aging & Caregiving Services location in Saint Paul unless otherwise noted. Our Caregiver Support Groups are free to join and respite is available if you are looking for a long term care option for your care partner while you get a break.

Caregiver Support Groups

Memory Loss Discussion Group

Second Thursday, 10:00–11:30 a.m. | Caregiver support group for people caring for someone with dementia. In-person group.

Adult Children Caregiver Support Group

Third Wednesday, 6:00–7:30 p.m. | Caregiver support group for anyone caring for a parent, grandparent or other parental figure with any condition. Meets virtually—please connect with us for the link.

Caregiver Coffee Hour

First Friday, 9:00–10:30 a.m. | Have a cup of coffee and a treat while chatting with other caregivers. Caregivers are welcome to drop in anytime during the coffee hour. In-person group.

Call (651) 280-CARE (2273) or email for more information or to RSVP for a caregiver support group.

Support groups and gatherings are being held online or in-person at Wilder Center:

451 Lexington Parkway N.
Saint Paul, MN  55104

Caregiver Support Groups are funded under contract with Trellis as part of the Older Americans Act.

Group Education

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This six-week evidence-based program provides caregivers with tools to gain better communication techniques, increase self-care and build confidence while managing emotions.


Now Offering Caregiver Respite

Sign up for Wilder Connect. Caregivers get time for rest and self-care while their care partner enjoy 4 hours of engaging activities, personal care and healthy meals in a safe, fun environment at the Wilder Community Center for Aging in Saint Paul, MN.

Wilder Connect is specifically for caregivers tending to the needs of those living with memory loss and Parkinson's Disease. 

Join a Community of Caregivers on Facebook

Caregivers are savvy members of online communities–but where can you go to connect with other caregivers online? We are creating a true community space–an online gathering place – where caregivers can come for humor, connection, information and friendship.