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Program: East Algoma Satellite Office - Elliot Lake
Organization: Alzheimer Society - Sault Ste Marie and Algoma District
Description of Services: Supports for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers

First Link
- Networking for people affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, to a community of learning, services and support

Education programs and resources - Education, awareness programs, and resources for the general public and health care providers on Alzheimer’s disease

Volunteer companion program - Respite and companionship for a minimum of 2 hours a week by trained volunteers

Support groups and programs - Support groups and programs for people with dementia, and their families members and friends

Recreational therapy - In-home personalized recreation therapy to people affected by dementia

Behaviour support facilitator - Assists caregivers to develop strategies for clients who are experiencing responsive behaviours

Finding your way
- Practical advice, information, and education on how to keep people with dementia safe

MedicAlert Safely Home Program - National registry that helps people with dementia to return home safely if they become lost * information will be shared with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police only for locating a missing person
Fees: Varies per program
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers
Age: All
Application: Call * no referral required * accepts referrals from family, friends and health care providers
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Sault Ste Marie and area
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 705-848-8145
Fax: 705-848-9528
Address: 9 Oakland Blvd
Elliot Lake, ON
P5A 2T1
Intersection: Mountain Rd and Hwy 108
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Terry Caporossi - Executive Director
705-942-2195 *
Contacts: Wende Diemer - First Link Coordinator
See Also: Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias
Care for the Caregiver

Referral Information for Health Service Providers
Name: Terry Caporossi
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 705-942-2195
Fax: 705-256-6777

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