Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County

Site: Orillia - Museum Dr

Service: Orillia Drop-In Office Hours

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
E-Mail Simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca
Website www.alzheimer.ca/simcoecounty
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Site Location Entrance through door at side of building to the right of front entrance of Leacock Care Centre
Located In Community Orillia
Address Seniors Care Clinic
25 Museum Dr, Suite 175
Orillia, ON L3V 7T9
 
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Intersection Forest Ave and Atherly Rd
Contact Information
Primary Contact Phone: ext 3803
Alternate Contact Phone: ext 3802
Primary Executive Debbie Islam, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 705-722-1066 ext 222; Email: dislam@alzheimersociety.ca
Mailing Address c/o Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County 
PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
In-person programs and services have been suspended indefinitely, but education programs, support services and social programs are available by phone and online * check our website and social media sites for program information and regular updates 
* Accepting new referrals * community partners can fax referrals using the First Link Referral form * members of the public can continue to call or email office to get connected to programs 
* Supportive counselling is being provided by phone, email or by virtual Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) visits 
* Support groups are being run though group video conferencing 
* Weekly Minds in Motion Social Sessions are being hosted online and at-home activity resources are being shared 
* Education programs for people living with dementia, and their care partners are being delivered monthly through group video conferencing 
* For more information or to access any of our programs, contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca * phones are being checked regularly and a staff member will connect with you as soon as possible 
 
Regular 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: 
* 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 
* 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 
* IG Wealth Management Walk For Alzheimers takes place in May
Hours COVID-19 Response  
* Office currently closed to in-person service 
* contact office at 705-722-1066 or email simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca  
 
Regular 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 Drop in Thu afternoon * self referral * health-care professional referral * referral form available on website
Languages English ; Some literature available in French
Fees None
Other Details
Established 1985 Charitable Number 11921 2116 RR0001
Elections Spring
Physical Access Fully Accessible - use side entrance to the Seniors Care Clinic

Agency Overview