Alzheimer Society Timmins-Porcupine District

Alzheimer Society Awareness Campaign Donations of $2.00 or $5.00

$2

This year we are hoping to offer awareness of our local program through our forget-me -not flower cut out campaign. We Invite you to join our efforts to raise awareness and funds by participating in this easy to implement project.

Take actionYou can help people living with dementia – it's easy! Through your Alzheimer Society, learn how to get involved through donating, fundraising, advocating, volunteering and more!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              First Link is a program that gives persons with dementia, their care partners and family a direct connection to a wide variety of services and supports offered through the Alzheimer Society and within the community.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

What First Link® provides

Care Coordination: linking patient and family members to community services for non-medical management from the point of diagnosis and throughout the continuum of the disease

Organizing and coordinating dementia education training sessions: for family physicians as given by physician experts; for allied health professionals through collaboration with our community partners; for patients and family members through the Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District

Providing active follow-up and monitoring of patients and their family caregivers to assist in reducing the number of patient crises and overall help to improve their quality of life

Maintaining statistics and evaluating patient and family caregiver outcomes.

Referrals are received from primary care providers (or NELHIN Home and Community Care) and First Link® contacts the family. Services may be provided by telephone, at the Primary Care sight, the family home, Chapter offices or other suitable places. Please download the First Link® Referral Form and fax to (705) 360-4492.

Timmins: firstlink@alzheimertimmins.com

Temiskaming: temiskamingfirstlink@alzheimertimmins.com

North Cochrane: northfirstlink@alzheimertimmins.com

 

First Link® Learning Series

Join us for the First Link® Learning Series! Dates are still being determined, so check back on this page later or call the office.

 

Sessions are free of charge, but pre-registration is necessary.

To register for the First Link®Learning Series, contact our First Link® Coordinator at firstlink@alzheimertimmins.com.

Programs and service

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District provides a variety of programs and services to the Cochrane and Temiskaming districts. We provide services in English and in French.   

Find support in Timmins-Porcupine District

There are many ways to get the support you need, whether you are a person living with dementia, a caregiver or a family member. A support group can give you a place to talk with others who understand the disease and know just what you’re going through.                                                                                 

                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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