Support for Persons with Dementia

Additional Info

First Link connects you to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County programs and services: a) Support for Individuals and Families – The Program Department provides education and supportive counselling (adjusting to change, problem solving, outlining alternatives, identification and referral to resources) in the following areas: accepting a diagnosis; strategies to cope with symptoms; planning for the future; referral to appropriate community supports and opportunities for respite. Support is provided over the phone or in person as requested; and b) Monthly Support Groups serving both the individual with dementia and his/her caregiver: for more information, please contact the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County at (613) 523-4004 or visit its website at www.alzheimer-ottawa-rc.org

Area(s) Served

Ottawa and Renfrew County

Population Served

Persons diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers

Cost

No cost