Public awareness in Timmins-Porcupine District

One of the cornerstones of the work of the Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District is public awareness and education.

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Looking to have a workshop for your organization? Download our our Education request form (PDF).

Speaker's Bureau

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District offers a Speaker’s Bureau program which provides presentations to businesses and community groups. These sessions are flexible and designed to meet your needs. They can range in duration and can be offered during the daytime or evening. Topics offered to include:

  • Dementia: An Overview
  • Heads Up for Healthier Brains
  • Making Connections
  • More topics available upon request

If your group is interested in a presentation, please email the Education Awareness Coordinator at

School Program

The Alzheimer Society of Timmins-Porcupine District offers a School Program designed to reach out to the younger generation who are coping with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia on family members. The goals of this program include:

  • Increasing general awareness and understanding the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on society,
  • Supporting younger people who are coping with this disease within their family and
  • Encouraging healthy choices and lifestyles associated with long-term brain health.

If you are interested in hosting a presentation at your school, please email the Education Awareness Coordinator at

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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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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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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