Find Support in PEI

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Living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia can be incredibly demanding and isolating for those with the disease and their care partners. Find information and support in Prince Edward Island. Pre-registration is required for our support groups.

Caregiver support groups Alzheimer Society of PEI

Support Groups

Our support groups are for caregivers and family members of persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Caregivers 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

Caregiver Support Group Locations:

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

Montague
2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month
1:00pm-2:30pm

O’Leary
1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month
6:00pm-7:30pm

Summerside
2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
2:00pm-3:30pm

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

Counselling

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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