Description (Service) 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
Service Details
Hours Orillia Drop-In Day every Thu afternoon 1 pm-4:30 pm * at all other times, office visits by appointment only
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and care partners
Application Call, email or drop in Thu afternoon * self referral * health-care professional referral * referral form available on website
Languages English ; Some literature available in French
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Entrance through door at side of building to the right of front entrance of Leacock Care Centre
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Seniors Care Clinic
25 Museum Dr, Suite 175
Orillia, ON L3V 7T9
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Intersection Forest Ave and Atherly Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - use side entrance to the Seniors Care Clinic
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Susan Nagy, Family Support Coordinator; Phone: 705-329-0909 ext 3803; Email:
Alternate Contact Erika Rice, Education Coordinator; Phone: 705-329-0909 ext 3802; Email:
Primary Executive Debbie Islam, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-722-1066 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Executive Laura-Lynn Bourassa, Manager of Education & Support Programs; Phone: 705-722-1066 ext 224
Mailing Address c/o Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County 
PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4

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