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Support Groups


NSSC offers a variety of support groups. Please look below to see our offerings. If you are looking for a support group we don't currently offer, please let us know and we will do our best to form a group on your topic of interest. For additional information about our existing support groups, outreach efforts and caregiver services, please call 847.784.6040 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For a list of community resources, click here.


Parkinson's Disease Support Groups

The Parkinson’s Support Group provide information and encouragement in dealing with common concerns and issues for people living with PD. Family caregivers are also welcome to attend.


Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month

2 - 3:30 p.m.


For more information, please contact Diane or Heath.

Hearing Loss Support Groups


Sound Off: Hearing Loss Support Group

Join us to learn more about assertiveness, self-advocacy and new assistive technologies that can help you live life to the fullest with hearing loss. Share your solutions and successes, as well as frustrations with hearing loss with those who “get it.” 

Meets virtually every Monday (except the second Monday of each month)

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 


Contact Deanna Lesht, LCSW at dlesht@nssc.org for more information and the link to online meetings.


Chicago North Shore Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)

This group of hearing advocates teaches each other and anyone who’s interested in learning more about strategies for effective communication and assistive technologies for people with or without hearing aids. Our door is always open to answer hearing related questions. Free to attend. 

Meets hybrid on the second Monday of each month

In-person meets in NSSC's Weber Room 

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.


To learn more, contact Jerry Folz at gerardl02@comcast.net or 630.408.0746.

Caregiver Support Groups


Family Caregiver Support Group

Meets virtually the 2nd Wednesday of the month

3 - 4:30 p.m.


Caregiver Support Group for Spouses & Partners 

Meets virtually the 4th Wednesday of the month

3 – 4:30 p.m.


To get the Zoom link or to learn more about the caregiver groups above, email the Caregiver Specialist at caregiversupport@nssc.org or call 847.784.6041.


Dementia Family Support Group

Meets virtually the 3rd Thursday of the month

2:30 - 4 p.m.


For more information on joining this group, email how@nssc.org or call 847.242.6250.


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Meets in-person the 2nd Tuesday of the month
6 - 7:30 p.m. 


For more information, please contact Heath Resnick, 847.424.5671.

For a list of community resources, click here


Funds (in whole/part) for this publication were provided through an award from AgeOptions through funding from the VAC5 Expanding Access to COVID-19 Vaccines grant.