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Resources for Seniors and Family
Caregivers in Nova Scotia

Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP):  CARP is a national nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of adults 45 and over. The organization’s mission is to promote and protect the rights of aging Canadians and stay connected with the retired community.

Caregivers Nova Scotia: A list of private home care and other services available in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

NS Community Links: A provincial organization that aims to support aging Nova Scotians through community development and volunteer support. 

Dartmouth Seniors’ Service Centre: A non-profit organization that helps deliver essential support such as meals on wheels and recreational activities to Nova Scotian seniors.

Sackville Seniors Advisory Council: Formed in 1987, this council oversees the operation of the Silver and Gold Drop in Center which has a membership of over 400 and is representative of seniors living in the area.

Spencer House Seniors’ Centre: Spencer House Seniors' Centre was officially opened on June 23, 1983. This non-profit registered charity provides support and services that contribute to seniors overall health and well-being.

We Are Young (WAY): The WAY association encourages the youthful spirit of seniors by granting unfulfilled wishes to elders in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Positive Aging Directory: A comprehensive informational directory for easy access to programs for seniors published yearly by the Department of Seniors.

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