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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
112-2719 Gladstone Street
Halifax, NS B3K 4W6
Ph: 902-422-7961
Toll-free: 1-800-611-6345
Fax: 902 422-7971
E-mail: alzheimer@asns.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

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.