Events

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



Workshops and other events 

2019

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