We provide lots of support for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, caregivers, family members, and health-care professionals.

Individual support

With services in over 150 communities across Canada, the Alzheimer Society supports people with dementia, family members, caregivers, and health-care professionals.

If you are newly diagnosed, we strongly recommend that you visit the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County for information about counseling, programs and services, and support.

To help you navigate through the changes, whether you are a person with dementia, a family member, or caregiver, we have created a number of brochures with details about what to expect. The Alzheimer’s disease Programs & Services brochure outlines the kinds of programs that are available across the country.

If you are newly diagnosed:

  • First Steps outlines a step-by-step plan to help people who are newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
  • What to Expect gives an overview of the stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

If you are a family member or caregiver:

Support Groups

The are many ways to get the support you need, whether you are a person living with dementia, a caregiver or a family member.

  • There are social Programs, including luncheons and Coffee Hour for both the person living with dementia and their care partner.

    The Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County is a great resource for local support and services. Contact us at 519-941-1221 or email

    Last Updated: 11/27/2017