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Alzheimer's Disease

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Gale databaseVisit our Health & Wellness Resource Center database for electronic articles and up-to-date information on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. This service provided by your public library is accessible and free to those having a Pictou-Antigonish Regional library card.

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Local Information, Organizations and Featured Links

Geriatric Assesssment and Rehab Clinic
St. Martha's Hospital
25 Bay St., Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Ph: 902 867-4294

NS Department of Health Continuing Care
Home Care and Respite
1-800 225-7225
Website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/heal/ccs/

Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia
6009 Quinpool Rd., Ste. 300
Halifax, NS B3K 5J7
Ph: 902 422-7961
Toll-free: 1-800-611-6345
Fax: 902 422-7971
E-mail: info@alzheimer.ns.ca
Web: http://alzheimer.ns.ca/
The Alzheimer Society has volunteers who provide either group or individual support. For information, education or emotional support call the Alzheimer InfoLine at 1 800 611-6345 or 902 422-7961.

New Glasgow Caregiver Support Group
Where: Highcrest Place
When: First Wednesday of each month
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 pm
1 800 611-6345

Safely HomeTM...Alzheimer Wandering Registry
Safely HomeTM is a National Partnership program with the RCMP and the Alzheimer Society of Canada, to assist in the safe return home for people with Alzheimer Disease or other dementia who may be lost. Information registered through the national registry assists the RCMP when locating a missing person with Alzheimer Disease. For more information call 1 800 611-6345 or visit the website.

Alzheimer's Society of Canada
Website: http://www.alzheimer.ca/

Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs: What You Need to Know US based website but helpful information for creating accessible friendly home environments
Website: http://www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/home-remodeling-for-disability-and-special-needs

Health Connections Resource Centre
HEALTH CONNECTIONS in the People's Place Library. 283 Main Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C3
Tel: 902 863-7369
Fax: 902 863-9318
Email: smithlj@gasha.nshealth.ca
Provides free health information and support.

Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Center
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/home/ovc-20167098
Find Alzheimer's disease information - from understanding Alzheimer's disease to coping with Alzheimer's symptoms and Alzheimer's care.