Description (Service) Confidential care partner support groups connect people (family & friends) who are supporting persons living with dementia * safe environment to share challenges and successes and realize you are not alone * talk to others who are going through similar experiences, increase understanding of dementia and develop and broaden coping strategies 
To enable care partners to attend the support group, a concurrent respite group for the person living with dementia, run by VON, is operated at the same time as the Care Partner support group * registration required for this program * please contact the Alzheimer Society to register
Service Details
Hours Support Group: first Wed of the month 1 pm-3 pm * meeting dates may change due to statutory holidays or summer breaks, contact the office for more information
Areas Served Chippewas of Rama First Nation Unceded ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Ramara ; Severn
Eligibility Family, friends and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Application Care Partner Support Group: No registration required, drop-in 
Respite Group: registration is required, contact the Alzheimer Society for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Meetings helds at Leacock Retirement Lodge, 298 Forest Ave, 4th Floor Lounge, Orillia, enter through door at side of building to the right of front entrance
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Leacock Retirement Lodge
298 Forest Ave, 4th Flr Lounge
Orillia, ON L3V 0C3
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Intersection Forest Ave and Atherly Rd
Mailing Address PO Box 1414 
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-722-1066
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5391
Fax 705-722-9392
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