Alzheimer Society Awareness Campaign Donations of $2.00 or $5.00Regular price $2.00
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.
Contact our First Link Co-ordinators
North Cochrane: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.