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Program: Orillia Site  
Organization: Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County - Barrie Office
Phone Numbers: 705-722-1066
Toll-Free: 1-800-265-5391
Fax: 705-722-9392
Email: Simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Website: www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Address:
c/o Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County
PO Box 1414
Barrie, ON
L4M 5R4
Street
Address
:
Seniors Care Clinic
25 Museum Dr, Ste 175
Orillia
 
Intersection: Forest Ave and Atherly Rd
Location: Entrance through door at side of building to the right of front entrance of Leacock Care Centre
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Drop-In Day every Thu afternoon 1 pm-4:30 pm * at all other times, office visits by appointment only
Executives: Debbie Islam - Chief Executive Officer
705-722-1066 ext 222 * dislam@alzheimersociety.ca
Laura-Lynn Bourassa - Manager of Education & Support Programs
705-722-1066 ext 224
Contacts: Susan Nagy - Family Support Coordinator
705-329-0909 ext 3803 * snagy@alzheimersociety.ca
Erika Rice - Education Coordinator
705-329-0909 ext 3802 * erice@alzheimersociety.ca
Service Description: Provides information, education and support to people living with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners * clients can access information packages, supportive counselling, take part in First Link Learning Series or drop in to a monthly support group

First Link - Networking for people affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, to a community of learning, services and support * one-on-one counselling * caregiver support groups * referral to community resources by phone, drop in, or home visit * First Link Learning Series offered regularly in various locations

Other services include:
* Medic Alert's Safely Home Registry
* information and education sessions for persons with dementia and their family members
* education sessions for staff in health care facilities and agencies
* public awareness presentations
* resource library
* newsletter

Special Events and Fundraising Activities
* January is Alzheimer Awareness Month
* Walk for Alzheimer's, May 28, 2017, Barrie
* Tag Days held annually during the summer throughout the County of Simcoe
* Alzheimer Coffee Break, a nation-wide fundraising and awareness event is held in September each year

Fees: None
Application: Call, email or drop in Thu afternoon * self referral * health-care professional referral * referral form available on website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and care partners
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Orillia ; Ramara ; Severn ; Oro-Medonte and area
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Care for the Caregiver
Community Support Services
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on March 14, 2017

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