Family Caregiver Education Series

The Family Caregiver Education Series supports families of persons newly diagnosed with dementia. The series consists of six two-hour sessions and is offered at a variety of times and places in Nova Scotia.

Topics covered include:

  • An overview of dementia, symptoms and diagnosis,
  • Planning for the future,
  • Day to day issues, communication,
  • Taking care of oneself,
  • Changing care needs, tougher issues
  • Resources available to help
     

Family Caregiver Education Series


Antigonish

Where: Antigonish Library, 283 Main Street, Antigonish
When: Thursday evenings 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dates: April 19, 26, May 3, 10
To register: Call Beth at 902 867-7683 or email beth.jackson@asns.ca


Bridgewater

Where: South Shore Regional Hospital, 90 Glen Allan Drive, Bridgewater NS
When: Evenings 6:30-8:30pm
Dates: Feb 20- March 27, 2018. Please note all sessions are Tuesday evenings, except Wednesday March 14.
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email cheryl.mackay@asns.ca


Chester

Where: Our Health Centre, 3769 Highway #3 Chester, B0J 1J0
When: Tuesday afternoons 1:30-3:30pm
Dates: April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email cheryl.mackay@asns.ca


Dartmouth

Where: Community Health Team (CHT), 58 Tacoma Dr., Dartmouth, (Near Sobey’s)
When: Thursday afternoons 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Dates: May 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14
To register: Call Heather at 422-7961, ext. 243


Halifax

Where: Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia office
112-2719 Gladstone St., Halifax
When: Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Dates: March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1
To Register: Call Heather at 422-7961, ext. 243


Middle Musquodoboit

Where: Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital- Board Room, 492 Archibald Brook Rd, RR2
When: Tuesday mornings 10am-12pm
Date: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and June 5
To register: Call Katie at 902-384-4107 or email Katie.Simms@nshealth.ca


Stellarton

Where: Community Room, Pharmacy First, 266 S Foord Street, Stellarton
When: Tuesdays 1:00- 3:00 p.m.
Dates: May: 1, 8, 15, 22
To register: Call Beth at 902 867-7683 or email beth.jackson@asns.ca


Wolfville

Where: EKM Health Centre, 23 Earnscliffe Ave, Wolfville, NS
When: Tuesday evenings 6:30-8:30pm
Dates: March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24
To Register: Call Pat at 902-790-4189 or email pat.miller@asns.ca


Coming soon in 2018, but not yet confirmed:

Cape Breton
 


Last Updated: 03/28/2018