Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
In-person programs and services have been suspended indefinitely, but education programs, support services and social programs are available by phone and online * check our website and social media sites for program information and regular updates 
* Accepting new referrals * community partners can fax referrals using the First Link Referral form * members of the public can continue to call or email office to get connected to programs 
* Supportive counselling is being provided by phone, email or by virtual Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) visits 
* Support groups are being run though group video conferencing 
* Weekly Minds in Motion Social Sessions are being hosted online and at-home activity resources are being shared 
* Education programs for people living with dementia, and their care partners are being delivered monthly through group video conferencing 
* For more information or to access any of our programs, contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca * phones are being checked regularly and a staff member will connect with you as soon as possible 
 
Regular Service 
Confidential care partner support groups connect people (family & friends) who are supporting persons living with dementia * safe environment to share challenges and successes and realize you are not alone * talk to others who are going through similar experiences, increase understanding of dementia and develop and broaden coping strategies 
 
To enable care partners to attend the support group, a concurrent respite group for the person living with dementia, run by VON, is operated at the same time as the Care Partner support group * registration required for this program * please contact the Alzheimer Society to register
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response 
In-person programs and services have been suspended indefinitely, but education programs, support services and social programs are available by phone and online * check our website and social media sites for program information and regular updates 
* Accepting new referrals * community partners can fax referrals using the First Link Referral form * members of the public can continue to call or email office to get connected to programs 
* Supportive counselling is being provided by phone, email or by virtual Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) visits 
* Support groups are being run though group video conferencing 
* Weekly Minds in Motion Social Sessions are being hosted online and at-home activity resources are being shared 
* Education programs for people living with dementia, and their care partners are being delivered monthly through group video conferencing 
* For more information or to access any of our programs, contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca * phones are being checked regularly and a staff member will connect with you as soon as possible
Hours COVID-19 Response  
* Office currently closed to in-person service 
* contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca  
 
Regular Hours 
Support Group: first Wed of the month 1 pm-3 pm * meeting dates may change due to statutory holidays or summer breaks, contact the office for more information
Areas Served Chippewas of Rama First Nation Unceded ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Ramara ; Severn
Eligibility Family, friends and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Application Care Partner Support Group: No registration required, drop-in 
 
Respite Group: registration is required, contact the Alzheimer Society for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Meetings helds at Leacock Retirement Lodge, 298 Forest Ave, 4th Floor Lounge, Orillia, enter through door at side of building to the right of front entrance
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave, 4th Flr Lounge
Orillia, ON L3V 0C3
 
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Intersection Forest Ave and Atherly Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
E-Mail Simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Website www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/AlzheimerSocietySimcoeCounty
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AlzheimerSimcoe
Mailing Address PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4

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