Programs and Services

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The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island can help you by providing information, resources, education, support and counselling. Use this page as your guide to find the care and support you may need.

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Please know we are always just an email or a phone call away if you have a question or need support.

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First Link®

First Link® is an innovative referral program designed to assist individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as their families and care partners.

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Dementia Care Training

Learn a positive approach to dementia care, create an inclusive and engaging environment for all, experience what it might feel like to have dementia, learn U-FIRST principles, and decrease violence in the workplace with DCT 101 and 102.

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U-First!®

U-FIRST! is a training program that helps healthcare professionals establish a common knowledge base, language, values and approach to caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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Find Support in PEI

Living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia can be incredibly demanding and isolating for those with the disease and their care partners. Find information and support in Prince Edward Island. Pre-registration is required for our support groups.

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Volunteer Companion Program

The Volunteer Companion Program is a one-on-one visiting program for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia intended to provide socialization and meaningful activity to the individual, while giving the caregiver opportunity to respite and assisting them in keeping their loved one at home longer.

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Wellness, Connect & Care

The Wellness, Connect & Care PEI program is open to all seniors and provides experiences of healthy active living, social connection, engaging activities, and health and wellness education. Join us for arts, music, games, storytelling, and discussion groups.
Registration may be required.

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Dementia Friendly Communities

The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island's dementia-friendly communities provides the tools, education and information that community members, municipalities, professionals, corporations and the public need.

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Dementia Resources in PEI

The Alzheimer Society of PEI offers resources for people with dementia, caregivers, family members and healthcare providers. Below is a listing of our most up to date resources.

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Dementia Resources for Teachers

The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward Island remains passionate to find resources for teachers to assist in introducing the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, to elementary-aged students.

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