Events

Workshops and other events 

2022

November

Advance Care Planning

Tuesday, November 22 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Lake and Shore Recreation Centre (40 Inspiration Drive, Porters Lake)

Advance Care Planning

Thursday, November 17th from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Our Health Centre (3769 NS Trunk 3, Chester)

October

Safe Medicines for Seniors

Tuesday, October 25 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

McConnell Library (50 Falmouth Street, Sydney)

Advance Care Planning

Thursday, October 20 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

New Ross Family Resource Centre (4691 Hwy 12, New Ross)

Programs & Services

Thursday, October 20 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

New Ross Family Resource Centre (4691 Hwy 12, New Ross)

July

Caregiver Stress Management

Wednesday, July 13th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Whitney Pier Seniors Club (50 Breton Street, Sydney)

June

Advance Care Planning

Tuesday, June 21st from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Keshen Goodman Public Library (330 Lacewood Drive, Halifax)

Caregiver Stress Management

Wednesday, June 15th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Captain William Spry Public Library (16 Sussex Street, Halifax)

Programs and Services

Tuesday, June 14th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Colchester Hants Public Library Community Room (15 Commerce Court, Suite 100, Elmsdale)

Caregiver Stress Management

Tuesday, June 14th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Keshen Goodman Public Library (330 Lacewood Drive, Halifax)

Programs and Services

Thursday, June 9th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Colchester Hants Public Library Community Room (15 Commerce Court, Suite 100, Elmsdale)

Caregiver Stress Management

Thursday, June 9th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Sackville Public Library (636 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville)

Caregiver Stress Management

Friday, June 3 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

The Old School Gathering Place (7962 Highway 7, Musquodoboit Harbour)

May

Advance Care Planning

Thursday, May 26th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164 (1341 Main Road, Eastern Passage)

Advance Care Planning

Wednesday, May 25th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kingston Library (671 Main Street, Kingston)

Caregiver Stress Management

Tuesday, May 24th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Cole Harbour Public Library (51 Forest Hills Parkway, Cole Harbour)

Caregiver Stress Management

Tuesday, May 17th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Centreville Baptist Church (870 Murray Drive, Centreville)

Caregiver Stress Management - RESCHEDULED to June 3rd (see above)

Friday, May 13th from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Old School Gathering Place (7962 Highway 7, Musquodoboit Harbour)

Caregiver Stress Management

Wednesday, May 4th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

St. Joseph Church basement (118 Granville Street, Port Hawkesbury)

April

Caregiver Stress Management

Friday, April 29th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164 (1341 Main Road, Eastern Passage)

Caregiver Stress Management

Friday, April 8th from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

CORAH at NSCC Middleton

Caregiver Stress Management

Wednesday, April 6th from 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Community Credit Union: Business Innovation Centre (5 Ratchford Street, Amherst)

Oral Health Tips for Caregivers

Tuesday, April 5 at 1:00 pm

via Zoom

 

March

Caregiver Stress Management

Thursday, March 24th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tantallon Library (3646 Upper Hammonds Plains Road, Upper Tantallon)

Caregiver Stress Management

Wednesday, March 16th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Chebucto Connections, Upstairs Program Space (#101 - 531 Herring Cove Road, Spryfield)

Staying Connected for Optimal Wellbeing

Thursday, March 3 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm AST

FREE one-hour webinar

Register here

 

January

Caregiver Stress Management

Thursday, January 20th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tantallon Library (3646 Upper Hammonds Plains Road, Hubley Centre)

Caregiver Stress Management

Wednesday, January 19th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Chebucto Connections, Upstairs Program Space (#101 - 531 Herring Cove Road, Spryfield)

2021

 

December

Programs and Services

Thursday, December 16th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Musquodoboit Valley Family Resource Centre, Haverstock Pharmasave Building (12280 Hwy 224, Suite 2, Middle Musquodoboit)

 

October

Seniors for Seniors

Caregivers NS partnered with reachAbility to present a webinar all about caring for caregivers. Many seniors are caregivers to loved ones, but we also need to care for ourselves - let's talk about how to do that!

2020

December

Caregiver Stress Management
Wednesday, December 16th at 12:00 pm
Middleton

June 

Virtual Annual General Meeting
Saturday, June 27th at 11:00 am 

2019

December

Caregiver Stress Management
Tuesday, December 17th at 1:30 pm
New Minas

November

Caregiver Stress Management
Monday, November 18th at 2:00 pm
Digby

October

#Frailty Matters to Nova Scotians


Thursday, October 17th at 3:00 pm
Halifax

September

Caregiver Stress Management
Wednesday, September 11th at 1:00 pm
Sydney

May

May is Caregiver Awareness Month in Nova Scotia.  Make sure to check out our awareness campaign #CaregiverAware2019

Caregiver Stress Management
Thursday, May 30th at 1:00 pm
Greenwood

Caregiver Stress Management
Thursday, May 30th at 1:00 pm
Mulgrave

Caregiver Wellness Retreats 2019

We're pleased to offer free Wellness Retreats for family and friend caregivers throughout Nova Scotia! Come and spend time with other caregivers, learn about self-care, enjoy a delicious lunch, and share a few laughs.

Retreats will be held between March 2019 and May 2019. Please check back from time to time as we will be adding more dates and locations soon. You can also follow us on social media or sign up for our event notifications to find out about these and other events in your area.

These Caregiver Wellness Retreats are made possible by the New Horizons for Seniors Program.

Elmsdale - Tuesday, March 19th, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Yarmouth
- Friday, May 24th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Halifax - Thursday, May 16th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
 

April

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Thursday, April 11th at 1:30 pm
Bridgewater

March

Safe Medicines for Seniors and Caregivers
Wednesday, March 27th at 2:00 pm
New Minas

February

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Tuesday, February 26th at 1:00 pm
Snow date: Tuesday, March 5th
Guysborough

Caregiver Stress Management
Wednesday, February 20th at 2:00 pm
Yarmouth

Safe Medicines for Seniors and Caregivers
Thursday, February 14th at 10:00 am
Sydney

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Saturday, February 9th at 1:00 pm 
Truro
 

2018

December

Caregiving, Grief, and the Holidays: Let's Talk
Saturday, December 15th at 10:00 am
Halifax

Brushing Up on Mouthcare: Launch, Lunch and Learn
Tuesday, December 4th at 11:30 am
Bedford
 

November 

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Monday, November 19th at 1:00 pm
Big Tancook Island

Safe Medicines for Seniors and Caregivers  
Thursday, November 8th at 2:00 pm
South Bar (Cape Breton)

Safe Medicines for Seniors and Caregivers Please note: a flu clinic will be offered at this event.
Tuesday, November 6th at 10:00 am
Sydney


June

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Thursday, June 21st at 1:30 pm
Chester

Caregiver Stress Management
Thursday, June 14th at 6:30 pm
Truro

Safe Medicines for Seniors and Caregivers
Thursday, June 7th at 10:00 am
Musquodoboit Harbour


May

May is Caregiver Awareness Month. Watch this space for updates on campaigns and events we're planning throughout the month! You can also follow us on social media and use #CGAware2018 to join the conversation.

Caregiver Stress Management
Wednesday, May 23rd at 1:00 pm
New Minas

Caregiver Stress Management
Monday, May 14th at 1:30 pm
Parrsboro

Caregiver Stress Management
Thursday, May 10th at 1:30 pm
Truro

March

Brushing Up on Mouth Care
Thursday, March 22nd at 1:00 pm
Lower River

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Tuesday, March 20th at 6:30 pm
Hatchet Lake

Advanced Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Saturday, March 3rd at 10:00 am
Truro

February

Brushing Up on Mouth Care
Tuesday, February 27th at 1:30 pm
Kentville

Brushing Up on Mouth Care
Thursday, February 22nd at 1:00 pm
Sydney

Brushing Up on Mouth Care
Thursday, February 15th at 1:30 pm
Dartmouth

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started*
Thursday, February 8th at 1:30 pm
Sydney
*This workshop is being delivered to a closed group. 

Advance Care Planning for Caregivers: Getting Started
Tuesday, February 6th at 6:30 pm
Tantallon


January

Caregiver Stress Management
Tuesday, January 16 at 6:30 pm
Prospect Road Community Centre
Hatchet Lake