Find support in Timmins-Porcupine District

There are many ways to get the support you need, whether you are a person living with dementia, a caregiver or a family member. A support group can give you a place to talk with others who understand the disease and know just what you’re going through.

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Contact our office for general information:

For caregivers

Support groups for caregivers are available by location. Contact the staff member listed for details about dates, times and locations:

Other resources for people living with dementia, caregivers and family members

You are not alone. There are many ways you can get the support you need. Whether you’re looking for advice, someone to listen or general information, there is someone who can help you.

  • Visit our Help and support section for more information and tips to help you meet the challenges of dementia.
  • A counsellor or trained professional can help you talk through your feelings and concerns in a more intimate setting. Visit our page on First Link to get a referral.
  • Contact us for any questions or concerns regarding dementia you may have.

Help and support

Whether you want to learn more about the programs and services we offer, or find dementia-related information specific to your needs, the Alzheimer Society has the education and resources to help you.

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Do you live with dementia or know someone who does? You are not alone.

First Link®

First Link is a program that gives persons with dementia, their care partners and family a direct connection to a wide variety of services and supports offered through the Alzheimer Society and within the community.

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Programs and services

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District provides a variety of programs and services to the Cochrane and Temiskaming districts. We provide services in English and in French.

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