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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
c/o Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County
PO Box 1414
Barrie, ON
L4M 5R4
Seniors Care Clinic
25 Museum Dr, Suite 175
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
Accessibility Notes: Use side entrance to the Seniors Care Clinic
Hours: Orillia Drop-In Day every Thu afternoon 1pm-4:30pm * at all other times, office visits by appointment only
Executives: Debbie Islam - Chief Executive Officer
705-722-1066 ext 222 *
Laura-Lynn Bourassa - Manager of Education & Support Programs
705-722-1066 ext 224
Contacts: Susan Nagy - Family Support Coordinator
705-329-0909 ext 3803 *
Erika Rice - Education Coordinator
705-329-0909 ext 3802 *
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 27, 2018, 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 19, 2018

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