Family Caregiver Education Series

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

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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 and
  • Resources available to help.

Spring 2020

Windsor
Location: HCH Hants Community Hospital, Room 2B, Windsor, NS
Time: Thursday afternoons, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: March 5, March 12, March 19, March 26, April 2, April 9
To Register: Call Claire Jimmison at 902-790-4189 or email [email protected]

Chester
Location: Our Health Centre, 3769 Highway 3, Chester, NS
Time: Tuesday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: March 17, March 24, March 31, April 7, April 14, April 21
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email [email protected]

Liverpool
Location: Liverpool Baptist Church, 373 Main Street, Liverpool, NS
Time: Wednesday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: March 18, March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email [email protected]

Bridgewater
Location: South Shore Regional Hospital, Lecture Room 3, 90 Glen Alan Drive, Bridgewater
Time: Wednesday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29
To Register: Call Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email [email protected]

Dartmouth
Location: Dartmouth Community Health Team, 58 Tacoma Drive, Dartmouth (Near Sobey’s)
Time: Tuesday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: March 31, April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5
Registration is now full. To sign up for the waitlist, please Call Heather at 902-422-7961 ext 243 or email [email protected]

Halifax (session 1)
Location: Sobey's Community Room, 2651 Windsor Street, Halifax
Time: Thursday evenings, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: April 2, April 9, April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7
Registration is now full. To sign up for the waitlist, please Call Heather at 902-422-7961 ext 243 or email [email protected]

New Minas
Location: New Minas Baptist Church, 9453 Commercial Street, New Minas
Time: Tuesday afternoons, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Dates: April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, May 12
To Register: Call Claire Jimmison at 902-790-4189 or email [email protected]

Antigonish
Location: Antigonish Public Library, 283 Main Street, Antigonish
Time: Thursday afternoons, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: April 16, April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21
To Register: Call Dominic at 902-867-7683 or email [email protected]

Halifax (session 2)
Location: Sobey's Community Room, 2651 Windsor Street, Halifax
Time: Monday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: May 25, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22, June 29
Registration is now full. To sign up for the waitlist, please Call Heather at 902-422-7961 ext 243 or email [email protected]

Bedford
Location: Community Health Team, 1658 Bedford Highway, Bedford
Time: Wednesday afternoons, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dates: May 20, May 27, June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24
Registration is now full. To sign up for the waitlist, please Call Heather at 902-422-7961 ext 243 or email [email protected]