Alzheimer Society of Durham Region

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-576-2567
Toll Free Phone 1-888-301-1106
Fax 905-576-2033
E-Mail information@alzheimerdurham.com
Website www.alzheimer.ca/durham
Located In Community Whitby
Address 1600 Champlain Ave, Ste 202
Whitby, ON L1N 9B2
 
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Intersection Thickson Rd and Champlain Ave, North-east corner
Contact Information
Primary Contact Denyse Newton, Executive Director; Phone: ext 5223
Alternate Contact Carolyn Birney, Director of Operations; Phone: ext 5236
Volunteer Coordinator Matt Brooks, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 5235
Primary Executive Brian McAuley, President
Description & Services
Description (Service) Support, information and education for people with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and their caregivers, families and general public * home or office visits, referrals and ongoing follow up * monthly support group meetings are held in Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Port Perry, Uxbridge, Bowmanville and Beaverton for family caregivers * early stage dementia support programs for persons living with dementia * dementia education and brain health presentations and workshops * training provided for residential facilities, community agencies, students and other community organizations * MedicAlert Safely Home program is available * resource centre with books, videos and information circulars* First Link program connects clients and families to support & services by accepting self-referrals and referrals from community partners, family physicians and nurse practitioners * Primary Care Collaborative Memory Services * social and recreational programs including choir, arts/drama, Minds in Motion, Walking Buddies and Brain Wave Caf├ęs * Blue Umbrella program provides dementia customer service training for local businesses and others 
 
North Durham Satellite Offices 
 
Beaverton Town Hall 
397 Simcoe St  
3rd Wednesday of every month, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
 
Revera, Port Perry Villa, Kent Terrace 
15987 Simcoe St 
2nd Wednesday of every month, 8:30 am-12 noon 
 
Sunderland Community Health Centre 
26 Church St S 
1st Friday of every month, 8:30 am-4:40 pm 
 
Uxbridge Municipal Offices 
Main Floor 
51 Toronto St S 
3rd Friday of every month, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am- 4:30 pm * evenings and weekends by appointment * Extended Hours 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served Durham Region
Eligibility Anyone living with, or impacted by, Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
Application Call for information * self-referral * North Durham offices by appointment only, contact Family Support Coordinator at 1-888-301-1106 ext 5241 or smukendi@alzheimerdurham.com
Languages English ; French ; Access to printed materials in French and other languages
Fees Nominal fee for some recreational programs * other services free of charge
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - accessible washrooms available
Subjects
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Identification Devices ; Special Libraries ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Volunteer Opportunities

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