Family Caregiver Education Series

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The Family Caregiver Education Series supports families and friends of persons newly diagnosed with dementia.

Do you have a friend or family member newly diagnosed with dementia?

Family Caregiver Education Series

The Family Caregiver Education Series supports families and friends of persons newly diagnosed with dementia. The series consists of six sessions and is offered both online and in-person at a variety of times to people across Nova Scotia.

Topics covered include:

  • An overview of dementia, symptoms and diagnosis
  • Planning for the future
  • Day to day issues, communication
  • Care for the caregivers
  • Understanding dementia behaviour
  • Responding to changing care needs
  • Resources available to help

Upcoming Online Sessions: 

*All sessions are being held online via Zoom for Healthcare.

To register, contact Heather at 902-422-7961 ext. 243 or [email protected]

Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00 p.m., October 5-November 9

Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m., October 6-November 10

Upcoming In-Person Sessions

*Planned in-person sessions will be following all guidelines and recommendations from Public Health and are subject to change. 

Tuesdays from 1:30-3:30 p.m., October 5-November 6 (NEW DATES) at Our Health Centre (3769 Trunk 3, Chester)

To register, contact Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or [email protected]