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We're here to help you

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia can help you by:

  • Providing you with information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Connecting you to programs and services near you
  • Supporting you in making a difference in our community

Alzheimer InfoLine

1-800-611-6345 (toll free within Nova Scotia) or 902-422-7961
Email: [email protected]

Chief Executive Officer

John Britton, CEO
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 223
Email: [email protected]

Programs and Services:

Linda Bird, Director, Programs and Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 222
Email: [email protected]

Kaija Whittam, Manager, Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 226
Email: [email protected]

Sacha Nadeau, First Link® Outreach Coordinator & Research Liaison
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 244
Email: [email protected]

Mallory Perry, Coordinator, Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 225
E-mail: [email protected]

Calandra Kandziora, Coordinator, Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 224
Email: [email protected]

Melissa Ray, Coordinator, Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 232
Email: [email protected]

Emma Shaw, Coordinator, Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 262
Email: [email protected]

Kirstie Creighton, Manager, Program Development
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 229
Email: [email protected]

Kara Gouthro-Murgatroyd, Coordinator, Education and Support
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 242
Email: [email protected]

Beth House, Coordinator, Education, Support, and Outreach - Central Zone
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 233
Email: [email protected]

Heather Murdock, Programs and Services Administrative Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 243
Email: [email protected]

Marco Redden, Project & Resource Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 258
Email: [email protected]

Regional Education & Outreach

Connie VanBerkel, Manager, Community Development
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 247
Email: [email protected]

Catherine Shepherd, Regional Coordinator, Education & Outreach
Cape Breton
Tel: 902-842-1314
Email: [email protected]

Beth Bennett, Regional Coordinator, Education & Outreach
Guysborough, Antigonish & Pictou County
Tel: 902-867-7683
Email: [email protected]

Claire Jimmison, Regional Coordinator, Education & Outreach
Annapolis Valley
Tel: 902-790-4189

Cheryl MacKay, Regional Coordinator, Education & Outreach
South Shore
Tel: 902-523-1614
Email: [email protected]

Donna Lawrence, Regional Coordinator, Education & Outreach
Northern Region (Cumberland, Colchester, East Hants)
Tel: 902-220-3823
Email: [email protected]


Sarah Lyon, Director, Philanthropy (currently on maternity leave)
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 227
Email: [email protected]

Nicholas H. Locke, Interim Director, Philanthropy
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 227
Email: [email protected]

Dawn Kehoe, Manager, Annual Giving
Tel: 902-841-0916
Email: [email protected]

Denise Collier, Coordinator, Transformational Giving
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 241
Email: [email protected]

Denise Fitzgerald, Coordinator, Donor Relations & Database
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 259
Email: [email protected]

Finance & Operations:

Audrey Milley, Director, Finance & Operations
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 246
Email: [email protected]

Amara Waddell, Office Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 260

Anne Belliveau, Administrative/Human Resource Assistant
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 221
Email: [email protected]

Volunteer Recruitment & Support

Marilyn MacMullin, Coordinator, Volunteer
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 245
Email: [email protected]

Communications & Marketing

Jenna Farrell, Coordinator, Communications & Marketing
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 228
Cell: 902-222-9177
Email: [email protected]

Provincial Office:

112-2719 Gladstone Street, Gladstone Ridge Professional Centre (building is setback from street, front entrance at back of parking lot)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 4W6
Tel: 902-422-7961 or toll free within Nova Scotia 1-800-611-6345
Fax: 902-422-7971
E-mail: [email protected]


June - August
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

September - June
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

About us

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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