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Organization: Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County  
Phone Numbers: Ottawa:613-523-4004
Toll-Free: Renfrew County 1-888-411-2067
After Hours: Support for caregivers - Telehealth 1-866-797-0000
Fax: 613-523-8522
1750 Russell Rd, Ste 1742
Ottawa, ON
K1G 5Z6
Intersection: St Laurent Blvd and Industrial Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Fully Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * programs and groups vary
Executives: Kathy Wright - Executive Director
613-369-5628 *
Contacts: Debbie Seto - Communications Manager
613-369-5634 *
Service Description: Support, education and resources for persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their families, and care providers (family and professionals)
  • First Link Learning Series for individuals and families
  • Support groups for individuals in Early Stage Dementia and their spouses
  • Persons with Early Onset Dementia and their caregivers
  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Public education seminars
  • Finding Your Way
  • MedicAlert Safely Home Program
  • Partners in Transition
  • Minds in Motion
  • Minds in Song
  • Memory Café

Meeting: Monthly support groups for people caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia (not suitable for the person with dementia) are offered in various locations and times in Ottawa and Renfrew County

Ottawa area
  • Kanata – 1st Tue of every month, 10 am-12 noon
  • Vanier – groupe de soutien pour les familles francophones – 2nd Wed of every month, 7 pm-9 pm
  • Rural Ottawa S – 3rd Wed of every month, 10:15 am-12 noon
  • Orleans – 4th Wed of every month, 1 pm-3 pm

Renfrew County

  • Renfrew – 1st Thu of every month, 1 pm-2:30 pm
  • Arnprior – 2nd Fri of every month, 1:30 pm-3 pm
  • Deep River – 2nd Wed of every month, 1:30 pm-3 pm
  • Barry’s Bay – 2nd Thu of every month, 1:30 pm-3 pm
  • Beachburg – 2nd Mon of every month, 2 pm-3:30 pm
Fees: Program * Free
Application: Call, e-mail or visit website for more information.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their caregivers and family members
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Renfrew County ; Ottawa (City of)
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Care for the Caregiver
Community Support Services
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Respite Care for Seniors

This information was last completely updated on 10/21/2015

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