Support Groups

Please help us with maintaining a complete list of support groups for residents in the greater St. Margaret’s Bay area.

Residents: If you are looking for a support group that is not listed, please give our Seniors Information Centre a call at 902-820-3344 or email centre@bayseniors.ca.

Providers: If you are involved with setting-up, managing or providing a support group in the area,  please give our Seniors Information Centre a call at 902-820-3344 or email centre@bayseniors.ca.

We also recommend that support groups be listed in the Discover St. Margaret’s Bay Local Directory.

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Dementia & Alzheimer's

St. Margaret’s Bay Dementia Caregivers Support Group (Alzheimer Society)

The support group meets on the 2nd Monday evening of each month  from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Church, Upper Tantallon, NS. Please contact Gerald Barbor at 902-823-2374 or by email to gbarbor@eastlink.ca with any questions or for more information.

Bridgewater Caregivers Support Group (Alzheimer Society)

Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month, at Ridgewood Assisted Living, 372 Aberdeen Road. Please phone 1-800-611-6345 for further information.

Chester Caregivers Support Group (Alzheimer Society)

Meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month (no meeting in December) at Shoreham Village (50 Shoreham Village Crescent). Please phone 1-800-611-6345 for further information.

Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Maritimes
Toll free information and referral line for Maritime Region: 1-800-663-2468, between Monday and Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm, or email to psmr@parkinsonmaritimes.ca
St. Margaret’s Bay Support Group
St. Margaret’s Bay, Barb Aris, 902-876-0588

Diabetes

Halifax Type 1 Parents Support Group
For parents/guardians of children with type 1 diabetes. Contact Autumn Bell for more information: type1parents@gmail.com or at 902-440-4700.
Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia
The Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia (DCPNS) mission is to improve, through leadership and partnerships, the health of Nova Scotians living with, affected by, or at risk of developing diabetes.

Cancer

Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society community services locator (CSL) is a directory that helps cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare providers find the services they need.

Caregiver Support

Caregiver Support Group, Caregivers NS
Meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Aspotogan Heritage Trust, Hubbards. For more information call Jennifer Briand at 902-521-5592 or 1-877-488-7390.
VON Breakaway Adult Day Program
Half-day program in Tantallon – Thursdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 29 Westwood Boulevard, Upper Tantallon. The cost is $12 per session. For more information or to register for Breakaway, please contact Jenny Theriault, VON Greater Halifax’s Breakaway Program Coordinator, at 902-455-6393 or e-mail jennytheriault@von.ca.

ADDRESS
Unit 1 – 5229 St. Margaret’s Bay Road
Upper Tantallon, NS
B3Z 4R9
(Located inside the SMB Community Enterprise Centre)

PHONE
(902) 820-3334

EMAIL
info@bayseniors.ca

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