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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias - North Simcoe Muskoka

Dementia is the loss of intellectual functions, such as thinking, remembering and reasoning, of sufficient severity to interfere with a person's daily functioning. It is not a disease in itself, but rather a group of symptoms that may accompany certain diseases or physical conditions.

Some of the better known diseases that produce dementia include Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease.

Relief for the caregiver becomes essential when individuals with dementia are unable to care for themselves. Services are available that offer information, support and respite care.

See also Adult Day Programs and Residential Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias.

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These services serve all or part of North Simcoe Muskoka
Alzheimer Society of Muskoka   Bracebridge
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County - Barrie Office   Barrie
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County - Barrie Office - MedicAlert(R) Safely Home(R)   Barrie
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County - Collingwood   Collingwood
Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County - Orillia Site   Orillia
Arcadia Home Care - Mailing Address   Barrie
Barrie and Community Family Health Team - Aging Well Clinic   Barrie
Barrie Police Service - Vulnerable Persons Registry   Barrie
Behavioural Supports Ontario - North Simcoe Muskoka  
Behavioural Supports Ontario - North Simcoe Muskoka - Mobile Support Team   Penetanguishene
On My List Senior Assist   Stayner
Ontario Provincial Police - Collingwood - Vulnerable Person Registry - Collingwood and The Blue Mountains Detachment - Collingwood   Collingwood
Vintage Health Link   Innisfil
VON Canada - Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr - Respite Care Program   Barrie
Wendat Community Programs - Midland - Seniors Day Program   Penetanguishene

These services are located outside of North Simcoe Muskoka, but provide service to North Simcoe Muskoka.
Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce   Owen Sound
Alzheimer Society of Ontario   Toronto
LOFT Community Services - Behavioural Support Services - Mobile Support Team North   Bradford



 

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