Description
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.  
 
Provides: 
* 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 
* company of good cheer dinner program 
* weekly drop-in program 
* support groups 
* Minds in Motion program 
* music i-pod program 
* lending library 
* resource centre
Service Details
Public Comments Due to concerns regarding COVID 19, First Link Care Navigation and Supportive Counselling Services will be temporarily offered by phone or online
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, 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
E-Mail admin@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Website www.alzheimermuskoka.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/alzheimersocietyofmuskoka
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/alzheimersocietyofmuskoka
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/alz_muskoka
Primary Contact Pam Leeder, First Link Care Coordinator; Email: pleeder@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Alternate Contact Jessica Verbeek, Support Counsellor; Email: jverbeek@alzheimermuskoka.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Trisha Soja, Resource Development Coordinator; Email: rdc@alzhiemermuskoka.ca
Primary Executive Karen Quemby, Executive Director

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