About us

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We are a leading not-for-profit health charity working to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians affected by Alzheimer's disease, other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.

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Help for today. Hope for tomorrow...®

Behind every person with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia is the leading not-for-profit health charity working to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians affected by Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.

Since 1983, we've been dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers. That help comes in many ways.

MISSION

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia is committed to alleviating the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and promoting the search for causes, treatments, and a cure.

VISION

A world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

VALUES

C - Collaboration: We work together and with partners to achieve our goals and ensure Nova Scotians receive personal and responsive services throughout their dementia journey.

A - Accountability: We measure our performance and follow a process of continuous improvement. We are wholly accountable for our actions and must account to our stakeholders for our use of he financial and human resources available to us.

R - Respect: We set for ourselves the highest standards of honesty, trustworthiness and professional integrity in all aspects of our organization and carry out our work with the utmost respect for the dignity and the rights of the people we serve.

E - Engagement: We strive to engage stakeholders in meaningful ways. To inform, listen and be attentive to those we work with: people with dementia, families, community partners, donors, volunteers and staff member.s

Career opportunities

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia is seeking innovative, dynamic people to work with our dedicated and talented team. Join us!

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Annual reports and finances

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia works towards a dementia-friendly society, where people living with the disease are welcomed, acknowledged and included. We share each year's accomplishments in our annual reports.

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Strategic plan

Our strategic plan builds on our strengths in programs and services, advocacy, public policy and research to advance progress in finding a cause, treatment and cure for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

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