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He wants a support group..i spelled it wrong.
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Does your area have Adult Day Centers? It's a great way for your Dad to get out of the house and connect with others his age. My Dad visits one three days a week and seems much calmer on those days.
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Dear Lavendergirl,

I would suggest taking your dad to seniors centre during the day. There he will find people his own age. He could join an activity and a chance to talk with others.

After my dad's stroke, he was home bound a lot. In hindsight, I made a terrible mistake. I should have made more of an effort to get him back to this McDonald's coffee group. I think he missed his friends terribly.
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I think for some elderly gentlemen, their support group is meeting at McDonald's for coffee and a game of cards or two. Or having pie at the local diner when it isn't busy and taking an hour to eat it. It is very informal but helpful.

Does your dad have some friends he might get together with once a week or every morning?

Does Dad belong to a church? Some churches have meeting specifically for elders, and he might get to know some people he'd only nodded to in church.

Contact the Area Agency on Aging (if you are in the US or its equivalent elsewhere) and ask about support groups. Also call mental health clinics to see if they sponsor any such groups.

I hope you find something. Do let us know -- other people will be interested.
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Try posting your father's question on AgingCare if you can not find a group. I would ask my Mother if she could answer the question.
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