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
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
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