Health Services
Support Groups

We all like to be independent. But sharing common challenges and solutions can provide comfort, comradeship and better ways to meet the world. Don’t go it alone; find support from people who are in your situation.

Mindfulness Meditation & Aging (55+) Series
In this five-week series on Wednesdays from Aug. 1 – Aug. 29 at 2 – 3 p.m., you will learn about mindfulness meditation and its benefits for the body, mind and the aging process. Beginners and Experienced individuals are welcome. Registration is required. For information, please visit or to reserve your spot, click here.

It's not always easy being the one people rely on for help. Join others who understand. Share the challenges, experiences and solutions related to caring for loved ones who are ill in a friendly, welcoming forum. Both men and women are encouraged to participate. For more information call 310-374-3426, ext. 256.

Memory Club
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Club at BCHD is designed for families to talk with others about the experience of early-stage dementia. Each session focuses on a different aspect of adjusting to life with dementia. The ultimate aim of the group is to empower the entire family through knowledge, support and a sense of community. Individuals with dementia and their care partners are invited to join us for this eight-week group. Pre-assessment is required. Please call Tara Guden at 310-374-3426, ext. 120 or email for details.

Adaptive Mobility
For those recovering from a stroke or related disorder, the physical, mental, and emotional changes can be difficult. Learn and share with others who understand, and participate in engaging group activities. For more information, please call 310-374-3426, ext. 256.

The Gathering Place (Bereavement)
The Gathering Place is a center for loss and life transition. Through this affiliate of BCHD, adults and children can find healing, strength and confidence while dealing with the death of a loved one. Individual counseling and bereavement support groups are available. For more information call 310-546-6407.

Mindfulness Meditation and Aging
In this 6-week experiential workshop, learn about mindfulness meditation and its benefits for the body and mind. Explore how mindfulness can help you learn and grow through the aging process. Individuals age 55 and older, at any experience level, are welcome to attend. Please contact Shiori Lange to register at (310) 374-3426, ext. 262 or email