Patient Events

The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center offers a variety of support groups and events for patients and their families and caregivers in Minnesota and Florida.

Ongoing events and meetings


Get information about Alzheimer's disease events in Minnesota (PDF brochure).

Care Partner (Caregiver) Supportive Meetings

Care Partner (Caregiver) Supportive Meetings are open to people caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia or a related dementia disorder.

Department of Neurology Family Seminar Days

The Department of Neurology offers comprehensive one-day educational seminars for Mayo Clinic patients and their families recently affected by a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia, corticobasal degeneration, progressive supranuclear palsy and posterior cortical atrophy.

These Family Seminar Days provide families with information about symptoms and treatment, ongoing care, medical considerations, medications, the psychosocial impact of caregiving, and available resources.

As space allows, non-Mayo Clinic patients, families and care professionals also can register.


Get information about Alzheimer's disease events in Florida (PDF brochure).

Annual education series

The Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Education Series and Caregiver Support Group meets throughout the year to address such topics as stress, legal issues, medications and holidays.

Each session meets from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Mayo Clinic campus, typically in Kinne Auditorium inside the Cannaday Building at 4500 San Pablo Road in Jacksonville, Florida. The location is subject to change. Free parking is available on campus. Call 904-953-6523 to register or to verify the meeting location.

Connect at the Cummer

Connect at the Cummer is an event for art appreciation for care recipients and their caregivers. The event is held the second Wednesday of every month.

Reservations are required to attend. Call 904-953-6523 to register for Connect at the Cummer.