We can help

Notice: The Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay office is closed to the public. We are trying our best to meet the needs of our community while following COVID-19 social distancing practices. Most programming is postponed for the time being, with the exception  of the following:

1) Client counselling, which has moved to zoom or over-the phone sessions. Whether you are already a registered client or new to seeking dementia support, please don't hesitate to reach out to schedule a telephone session or wellness call with one of our registered Social Workers at (807) 345-9556 ext. 2009

2) At-Home Recreation Therapy Kits for individuals living with dementia and their care partners (delivery included). For those interested, please contact Kara at (807) 630-5673.

3) Virtual Minds in Motion. For those interested, please contact Deanna at (807) 345-9556 ext. 2004

4) Online education at www.alzeducate.ca

5) The Dementia Care Partner Network offers access to online information, education and interactive events:  https://www.dementiacarers.ca/dementia-care-partner-networ…/

All of our staff members are working remotely, which means we are routinely checking voicemails and emails.

If you are in crisis and in need of immediate assistance, call Telehealth/Dementia Support at 1-866-797-0000, or Crisis Response at 346-8282/1-888-269-3100. If you are looking for additional local supports, please call 2-1-1.

For a staff directory, visit the following link: https://alzheimer.ca/en/thunderbay/About-us/ContactUs

We will continue to provide you with education, dementia news, stories, and updates on Facebook and on our monthly e-newsletter! If you would like to sign up for the e-news, please email [email protected]

 

The Alzheimer Society can help you by providing information,  resources, education, support and counseling. Check out your local Alzheimer Society to find out about local programs and services.

First Link  First Link is an Alzheimer Society program that connects people with dementia and their care partners to support, information and resources in their own communities.