Find Support in PEI

Living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia can be incredibly demanding and isolating for those with the disease and their care partners. Find information and support in Prince Edward Island. Pre-registration is required for our support groups.

Caregiver support groups Alzheimer Society of PEI

Support Groups

Our support groups are for caregivers, friends and family members of persons living with dementia. Participants meet in a safe environment where they:

  • Exchange stories and make friends
  • Access the most current information
  • Learn and share practical tips
  • Decrease feelings of loneliness and isolation
  • Find a sense of hope
  • Connect with others who understand

Caregiver Support Groups:

1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month

1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month

Young Onset Dementia
4th Thursday of each month
*Virtual option available

Please contact us at or (902) 628-2257 for more info and to register. 
Pre-registration is required.


There are many ways Islanders with dementia, caregivers and family members can get the support they need. The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island staff is always available to listen, offer advice, and discuss your questions and concerns.

Professional counselling is also available free-of-charge to all Islanders who are dealing with the effects of caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Counselling can be done through telephone support, family interventions and one-to-one sessions.

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Dementia Resources in PEI

The Alzheimer Society of PEI offers resources for people with dementia, caregivers, family members and healthcare providers. Below is a listing of our most up to date resources.

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Volunteer Companion Program

The Volunteer Companion Program is a one-on-one visiting program for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia intended to provide socialization and meaningful activity to the individual, while giving the caregiver opportunity to respite and assisting them in keeping their loved one at home longer.

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