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
To register: 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
To register: 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
To register: 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: Aug. 29, Sept. 5, Sept. 12, Sept. 19, Sept. 26, Oct. 3
To Register: Call Lori at 902-841-0916 or email [email protected]


Last Updated: 07/10/2019