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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
  • Resources available to help


Family Caregiver Education Series



Musquodoboit Harbour:

Where: Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital Boardroom, 7704, Hwy 7, Musq. Harbour
When: Monday afternoon, 1:30-3:30 (excluding Victoria Day, May 22)
Dates: May 15, May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26
To register: Call Katie at 902-889-4103 or email Katie.simms@nshealth.ca



Halifax: Spryfield:

Where: Spryfield, 16 Dentith Rd, Chebucto Community Health Team, Next to Canadian Tire
When: Tuesday afternoons at 1:30-3:30pm.
Dates: March 28, April 4, April 11, April 18, April 25, and May 2
To Register: Heather at 902-422-7961 ext. 24

***new online session*** Click HERE for more information
Halifax:

Where: ASNS office and online, 112-2719 Gladstone St, Halifax
When: Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm
Dates: May 10, May 17, May24, May 31, June 7, June 14
To register: Heather at 902-422-7961 ext. 243 or email heather.murdock@asns.ca



Antigonish:

Where: Health Connections Room, Antigonish Library, 283 Main Street, Antigonish
When: Thursday afternoons at 1:30- 3:30 p.m.
Dates: May: 11, 18, 25 & June: 1, 8, 15
To register: Contact Beth at beth.jackson@asns.ca, or 902-867-7683


Port Hawksbury
Where: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 329 Reeves Street, Port Hawkesbury
When: Tuesday afternoons at 1:30- 3:30 p.m.
Dates: April: 4, 11, 18, 25 & May: 2, 9
To register: Contact Beth at beth.jackson@asns.ca, or 902-867-7683



Chester: *Cancelled*
Where: East Chester Recreation Association Hall, 3292 Hwy 3, East Chester
When: Thursday afternoons 1:30-3:30pm
Dates: May 18, May 25, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm
To register: Contact Cheryl Mackay 902-523-1614 or email Cheryl.mackay@asns.ca



Middleton: **Postponed to Fall 2017**

Where: Middleton Baptist Church, 111 Commercial St, Middleton, NS
When: Monday afternoon, 1:30-3:30
Dates:
To Register: call Pat Miller 902-790-4189 or e-mail pat.miller@asns.ca



Caledonia: *Cancelled*
Where: North Queens Medical Centre, 9698, 8th Hwy, Caledonia
When: Thursday evenings 6:00- 8:00pm
Dates: May 18, May 25, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
To register: Contact Cheryl Mackay 902-523-1614 or email Cheryl.mackay@asns.ca



Truro
Where: Colchester East Hants Regional Library, 754 Prince Street, Truro
When: Tuesday evenings, 6-8pm
Dates: , May 16, May 23, June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, (No session May 30)
To register: Call Earth Angels Homecare at 902-893-3553



***new Fall 2017 Session***
Halifax- Bedford/Sackville
Where: Bedford/Sackville Community Health Team, 833 Sackville Drive (upper level), Lower Sackville.
When: Thursday afternoons; 1:30-3:30pm
Dates: September 21, Sept 28, Oct. 5, Oct 12, Oct 12, Oct 19 and Oct 26.
To register: Heather at 902-422-7961 , ext. 243 or email heather.murdock@asns.ca


Sydney, Cape Breton
Where: Harbourstone Enhanced Care, 84 Kenwood Drive, Sydney
When: 10am - 3pm
Time: Wednesday June 7 and Tuesday June 13
To register: Catherine at 902 842-1314 or email Catherine.shepherd@asns.ca



Coming soon 2017, but not yet confirmed:
• Cape Breton
• Barrington
• Clare
• Economy, Debert, Great Village
• Bridgewater





































Last Updated: 06/16/17
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