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
     

Spring 2019

Halifax
Location: Faith Tabernacle Church, 6225 Summit St., Halifax (across from Windsor Street Sobeys)
Time: Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 
Dates: March 27, April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24 and May 1
To Register: Call Heather at 902-422-7961, ext. 243 or email heather.murdock@asns.ca
*Registration is now full. Contact Heather to join the waitlist.

Dartmouth
Location: Dartmouth Community Health Team, 58 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, (near Sobey’s)
Time: Thursday afternoons, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23
To register: Call Heather at 902-422-7961, ext. 243 or email heather.murdock@asns.ca 
*Registration is now full. Contact Heather to join the waitlist.

Bedford
Location: Bedford/Sackville Community Health Team, 1658 Bedford Highway (Bedford Place Mall)
Time: Wednesday afternoons, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19
To Register: Call Heather at 902-422-7961, ext. 243 or email heather.murdock@asns.ca 
*Registration is now full. Contact Heather to join the waitlist.

Bridgewater
Location: Lecture Rooms 3rd Floor, South Shore Regional Hospital, 90 Glen Alan Drive, Bridgewater
Time: Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: March 20, March 27, April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24 
To register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email cheryl.mackay@asns.ca 

Amherst 
Location: Amherst YMCA, 92 Church St, Amherst
Time: Tuesday mornings, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dates: May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11
To Register: Call Heather at 902-694-7775 or email heather.maddison@asns.ca  

Sydney 
Location: James McConnell Memorial Library, 50 Falmouth St., Sydney
Time: Thursday morning 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dates: May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13
To Register: Call Catherine at 902-842-1314 or email catherine.shepherd@asns.ca 
*Registration is now full. Contact Catherine to join the waitlist.

Antigonish 
Location: Health Connections Room, People's Place Library, 283 Main St., Antigonish 
Time: Thursday morning 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dates: May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6 
To Register: Call Beth at 902-867-7683 or email beth.jackson@asns.ca

 


Last Updated: 04/24/2019