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

Where: Bedford Superstore, 1650 Bedford Highway, Bedford
When: Thursday afternoons, 2-4 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 21, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, Oct. 12, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26
To register: Heather at 902-422-7961 ext. 243 or email
Where: Heart of the Valley Long Term Care Centre, 89 North Street, Middleton
When: Monday afternoons, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 23 (excludes Thanksgiving Day)
To Register: Pat at 902-790-4189 or email
Where: South Shore Regional Hospital (Dawson Room), 90 Glen Allan Dr., Bridgewater
When: Thursday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, Oct. 12, Oct. 19
To register: Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email
Where: Queens General Hospital (Lloyd Frellick Room), 175 School St., Liverpool
When: Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27 and Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18
To register: Cheryl at 902-523-1614 or email
Where: Westville Library, Community Room, 2042 Queen St., Westville
When: Tuesday afternoons, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 19, 26 and Oct. 3, 10
To register: Beth at 902-867-7683 or email
Meteghan, Yarmouth County:
Where: Clare Medical Centre, 8539 Highway 1, Meteghan
When: Two Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dates: Oct. 28 and Nov. 4
To register: Sandra Hubbard-LeBlanc at 902-742-4512 ext. 0 or email
This presentation will be delivered in English, and questions and discussion will be in both French and English.
Where: Colchester East Hants Regional Library, 754 Prince Street, Truro
When: Thursday evenings, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
Dates: Oct. 19 to Nov. 23
To Register: Earth Angels Homecare at 902-893-3553 or toll-free 1-888-851-4777

Coming soon 2018, but not yet confirmed:
• Halifax
• Dartmouth
• Shelburne
• Economy, Debert, Great Village




Last Updated: 11/20/2017