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.

Help & Support

Programs and services

The Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County 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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Behavioural Supports Ontario

Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) exists to enhance services for older adults with complex responsive behaviours associated with dementia, mental health, addictions and other neurological disorders, providing them with the right care at the right time and in the right place.

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Adult Day Program

The Adult Day Program is uniquely designed for individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Our clients enjoy social, physical and recreational activities led by qualified, specially trained staff.

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Find support in Windsor & Essex County

When faced with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias, getting the right help can make all the difference. The Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County offers information, practical advice and support for people living with dementia, including all Partners in Care.

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First Link®

First Link® is a referral program designed to help newly diagnosed people with dementia get the help they need as soon as possible.

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Respite Care Program

"I go away for three hours and I come back feeling refreshed and better able to cope. My respite worker is so good with my husband. I have no worries while I'm away." (a care partner)

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Enhancing Care for Dementia Care Partners

Did you know?
Our Enhancing Care Programs for family caregivers are now available online! If you are caring for a family member who has dementia, you can now join an online group to learn more about what you can do to best support the person you care for. You will be provided with dementia education, problem solving skills, and communication techniques to enhance your caregiving abilities.

How do I get involved?
Both of these programs are free of charge. Caregivers are welcome to self-refer or to be referred by a health care professional. Referrals and questions about this group can be sent to:

Lauren Casagrande, Education and Support Coordinator
519-974-2220 x 251

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