Staff Report

Anyone who cares for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or other dementia is welcome to attend a monthly “Memory, Coffee and Compassion” support group at For Friends Inn, 1121 Edison St., in Santa Ynez.

The first three sessions will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 22, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. The sessions are organized by Family Connect Care. Light refreshments will be served.

A reservation is recommended, but not required. RSVP by sending email to or by text message or telephone call to 310-383-1877.

More information may be found at