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

Fall 2019


Halifax
Location: Sobeys Community Room, 2651 Windsor Street, Halifax, NS
Time: Wednesday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20
Registration is now full. To be added to the waitlist, please call Heather at 902-422-7961, ext. 243 or email [email protected] 

Bedford
Location: Bedford/Sackville Community Health Team, 1658 Bedford Highway (Bedford Place Mall), Bedford, NS
Time: Wednesday afternoons, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16
Registration is now full. To be added to the waitlist, please call Heather at 902-422-7961, ext. 243 or email [email protected] 

Dartmouth
Location: Dartmouth Community Health Team, 58 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth, NS
Time: Thursday afternoons, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Nov. 28, Dec. 5
Registration is now full. To be added to the waitlist, please call Heather at 902-422-7961, ext. 243 or email [email protected] 

Yarmouth
Location: VON office, 55 Starrs Road, Yarmouth, NS
Time: Thursday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 5, Sept. 12, Sept. 19, Sept. 26, Oct. 3
To Register: Call Lori at 902-841-0916 or email [email protected]

Chester 
Location: Our Health Centre, 3769 Highway 3, Chester, NS
Time: Tuesday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, 2019
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email [email protected]@asns.ca

Bridgewater
Location: South Shore Regional Hospital, 90 Glen Alan Drive, Bridgewater
Time: Wednesday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 24, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, 2019 (Note: Sept. 24 is a Tuesday)
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email [email protected]@asns.ca

Stellarton 
Location: Pharmacy First, 266 Foord St, Stellarton, NS 
Time: Thursday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: Oct. 24, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Nov. 28
To Register: Call Dominic at 902-867-7683 or email [email protected]


Last Updated: 09/04/2019