Record #: MUS0735
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 06 Oct 2022

Description

Description (Service) Supports for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their caregivers with a mission to provide meaningful support that helps people live well with dementia

Support Groups for caregivers and persons living with dementia

Drop In's: For caregivers and persons living with dementia to get together in a social recreation setting

Minds in Motion: A physical activity and brain stimulation program for individuals with early to mid stage dementia and their care partners

Company of Good Cheer: brings caregivers, people with dementia, friends and others for dinner, support and R&R

Other services include:
  • support counselling
  • educational information, sharing and discussions about Alzheimer disease issues
  • educational services for public and service providers
  • presentations to community groups
  • in-service training
  • public and secondary school education program
  • music iPod program

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Parry Sound Satellite office: Closed
For programs and services please call the office for more information or contact by emails listed below:
Monthly caregiver support groups: Grace LeClaire at support@alzheimermuskoka.ca
First Link: Pam Leeder, First Link Care Navigator at pleeder@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Monthly peer support groups for persons with Dementia: Pam Leeder, First Link Care Navigator at pleeder@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Online Drop In: Grace LeClaire at support@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Minds In Motion: Lynda Low, Coordinator at mim@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Public Education: Public Education Coordinator Shawna Torkoff at pec@alzheimermuskoka.ca and Michael Schneider at dfc@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Company of Good Cheer: Closed
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; South East/South West Parry Sound District
Eligibility Individuals with Alzheimer's and other dementias, their caregivers and the community.
Application By phone or email, no referral required.
Languages English; French
Fees Membership - $15 / year (optional); Lending library services are free, including fact sheets.

Address and Location

Located In Community Bracebridge
Address & Map
440 Ecclestone Dr
Unit 17A
Bracebridge, ON
Canada P1L 1Z6
Intersection Ecclestone Dr and Lagoon Ln
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-645-5621
Toll Free Phone 1-800-605-2075, Muskoka District and South Parry Sound only
Fax 705-645-4397
E-Mail admin@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Website www.alzheimermuskoka.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimerSocietyofMuskoka
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alzheimersocietyofmuskoka
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/alz_muskoka
Primary Contact Pamela Leeder, First Link Care Navigator; Email: pleeder@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Alternate Contact Martha Coburn, Office Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator Emily Tingey, Community Engagement Coordinator; Email: cec@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Mailing Address 440 Ecclestone Dr 
Unit 17A 
Bracebridge, ON 
Canada P1L 1Z6

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