Support

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia offers a network of Caregiver Support Groups. These groups offer a safe environment where you can learn, share, and help each other through mutual understanding.

They are a good place to:
• Exchange and share information and support
• Expand friendship and social networks
• Decrease loneliness and isolation
• Express feelings
• Learn from others
• Access current information

Find out more about support groups meeting near you! For more information, call the Alzheimer InfoLine at 1-800-611-6345.

 

Support Groups in Nova Scotia

Open configuration options

 

Amherst Caregiver Support Group
Where: Trinity St. Stephen’s Church, 1 Ratchford Street, Amherst
When: Last Thursday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.

 

Arichat
Where: Doctors’ Offices (Adjacent to Dooly’s Pharmacy)
When: Last Tuesday of each month
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Bridgewater Caregiver Support Group
Where: The Ridgewood, 372 Aberdeen Road
When: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

** The group will not be meeting in November **

 

Chester Caregiver Support Group
Where: Shoreham Village -50 Shoreham Village Crescent
When: Last Tuesday of each month
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

 

Cheticamp
Where: Foyer Pere Fiset Nursing Home
When: First Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.

 

Dartmouth Caregiver Support Group
Where: Campbell's Cole Harbour Senior Citizen Club, 16A Circassion Dr, Dartmouth
When: Last Monday of each month
Time: 10:30 a.m.
No meetings July & August

 

Fall River
Where: The Seniors' Friendly Centre, 1018 Fall River Road
When: Last Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


** NEW LOCATION STARTING OCTOBER 31 **
Sobeys Fall River
3290 Highway #2, Fall River

 

Glace Bay Caregiver Support Group
Where: Seaview Manor (Sun Room), 275 South Street, Glace Bay
When: Last Thursday of each month

Time: 7 p.m.

 

Halifax (Birch Cove) 
No Meeting for February 2018 
Where: Saint Peter's Anglican Church
When: Fourth Thursday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.

 

Halifax Caregiver Support Group
Where: Veterans Memorial Hospital, Room # 1613B
When: First Thursday of the Month
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
No meetings July, August & January

 

Kentville Caregiver Support Group
Where: AVH Chipman Building, 5 Chipman Drive, Kentville
When: Third Monday of each month
Time: 1:30 pm

 

Liverpool Caregiver Support Group
Where: Queens Manor
When: First Friday of every month
Time: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Lunenburg County Caregivers Education & Discussion Group
Where: Harbour View Haven
When: Third Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Musquodobit Harbour
Where: Twin Oaks Hospital Boardroom
When: Third Thursday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.

 

Neil's Harbour Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Buchanan Memorial Hospital (Boardroom)
When: First Tuesday of each month
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

** The group will not be meeting in November **

 

New Ross Caregiver Support Group 
Where: New Ross Family Resource Centre
When: Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

North Sydney Caregiver Support Group
Where: Northside Community Guest Home, 11 Queen Street
When: Second Thursday of each month (New Day Starting in March 2018)
Time: 7:00 p.m.

 

Parrsboro & Area Memory Loss Caregivers' Group
Where: South Cumberland Community Care Centre
When: Meeting dates vary - please call to confirm
Time: Evening meetings

 

Lower Sackville Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Lower Sackville Library
636 Lower Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville
When: First Tuesday of every month (except July, August, and January)
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

St. Margaret's Bay Caregiver Support Group 
Where: St. Luke's United Church Freedom Renewal Centre
5374 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Upper Tantallon
When: Second Monday of each month
Time 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
No meetings July & August

 

Sydney Caregiver Support Group
Where: Harbourstone Facility, Kimberly Hall, 2nd Floor Chapel
When: Last Monday of each month (no meetings December, July and August)
Time: 7 p.m.

 

Tatamagouche and Area Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Willow Lodge, 100 Blair Avenue
When: Second Thursday of each month
Time: 1:30 p.m.

 

Truro Caregiver Support Group 
Where: Seniors' Clinic at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre, 635 Abenaki Rd
When: Third Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m.

 

Windsor/West Hants Caregiver Support Group
Where: Windsor Elms Village, Falmouth
When: Last Wednesday of each month
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Kings County Caregiver Support and Education Group 
Where: Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre
When: Second Wednesday of the month
 
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 


VON Support Groups - Open to ALL Caregivers

Clare
Where: Clare Health Centre
When: Second Wednesday of the month 
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Digby
Where: Digby Library
When: First Tuesday of the month 
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Yarmouth
Where: VON Office, 55 Starrs Rd
When: Third Wednesday of the month 
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.


For information on additional caregiver support groups,  please visit: http://caregiversns.org/how-we-help/peer-groups/

 


Last Updated: 02/11/2019