Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to concerns regarding COVID 19, First Link Care Navigation and Supportive Counselling Services will be temporarily offered by phone or online 
Regular Service: 
Helps people living with dementia and their family make informed choices so they can live better with dementia at every stage of the disease
  • Assist you with identifying and accessing the information, supports and services that meet the individual's unique needs 
  • Facilitates connections to education, programs and services offered by the Alzheimer Society of Muskoka as well as other health care and community service providers.
  • one-on-one counselling  
  • caregiver support groups  
  • support groups for persons newly diagnosed 
  • referral to community resource by phone, drop in, or home visit  
  • First Link Learning Series
Learning Series courses include:
  • First Steps for People with Dementia and Caregivers 
  • Next Steps for Families and Friends 
  • Care Essentials 
  • Options for Care 
  • Care in the Later Stages
Each course builds upon the previous one to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, resources and support systems. Call for information and schedule of courses 
Other services provided include:
  • presentations to clubs, service groups and churches 
  • training to professional staff 
  • recreation programming 
  • weekly drop-in program 
  • support groups 
  • Minds in Motion program 
  • music i-pod program 
  • lending library 
  • resource centre, robotic animals, activity kits etc.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound - South East/South West Parry Sound District
Eligibility Anyone living with Alzheimer or a related dementia, family members, caregivers
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Bracebridge
Address & Map
532 Mall
440 Ecclestone Dr, Unit 17A
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1Z6
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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
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Primary Contact Pam Leeder, First Link Care Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Heather Campbell, Support Counsellor; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Trisha Soja, Resource Development Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Karen Quemby, Executive Director
Alternate Executive Martha Coburn, Administrative Assistant

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