Find Support in PEI

Living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia can be incredibly demanding and isolating for those with the disease and their care partners.

Our Support Groups provide a safe and supportive environment where you can learn, laugh, and help each other through mutual understanding.

Support Group

Support Groups

Our support groups are for caregivers, friends and family members of persons living with dementia. Participants meet in a safe environment where they:

  • Exchange stories and make friends
  • Access the most current information
  • Learn and share practical tips
  • Decrease feelings of loneliness and isolation
  • Find a sense of hope
  • Connect with others who understand


Groups for persons living with mild cognitive impairment or early stages of dementia:

Living with Changes in Thinking and Memory: Support Circle | Charlottetown
2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month | 1:00-2:00pm
Connect with others living a similar journey and learn from each other about how to live well with dementia. For persons living with MCI or early stage dementia.

The Brew Crew | Alberton
2nd & 4th Thursday of the month | 10:00-11:00am

Relaxed and informal group for people living with early stage dementia or MCI, as well as their friends and/or family members. Socialize and enjoy a coffee or tea in the presence of others living a similar journey.

Caregiver Support Groups for family and friends:

1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month | 1:00-2:00pm

4th Tuesday of the month | 5:30-6:30pm

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month

1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month

NEW! Alberton
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month

NEW! Evening Support Group Summerside
1st Thursday of each month

Young Onset Dementia
4th Thursday of each month
*Virtual option available

Please contact us at or (902) 628-2257 for more info and to register. 
Pre-registration is required.


There are many ways Islanders with dementia, caregivers and family members can get the support they need. The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island staff is always available to listen, offer advice, and discuss your questions and concerns.

Professional counselling is also available free-of-charge to all Islanders who are dealing with the effects of caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Counselling can be done through telephone support, family interventions and one-to-one sessions.

For more information, please contact us:


Dementia Resources in PEI

The Alzheimer Society of PEI offers resources for people with dementia, caregivers, family members and healthcare providers. Below is a listing of our most up to date resources.

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Volunteer Companion Program

The Volunteer Companion Program is a one-on-one visiting program for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia intended to provide socialization and meaningful activity to the individual, while giving the caregiver opportunity to respite and assisting them in keeping their loved one at home longer.

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