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April 2015 eNEWSLETTER
National Volunteer Week
Thank you, volunteers
Every day, volunteers across Ontario impact the lives of people living with Alzheimer's disease. April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, and we have planned a special "Thank You". Find out more> Volunteer Recognition
Save the date! 2015 AGM & 30th Anniversary Celebration
Join us for our 2015 AGM & Anniversary Reception as we celebrate 30 Years of Helping People to Live Well with Dementia in Simcoe County: Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie. Light refreshments and live music with the John Howard Trio. Everyone is welcome to attend the AGM at 6:00 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. RSVP at 705-722-1066 or simcoecounty@alzheimersociety.ca 2015 AGM & Anniversary Reception
DementiAbility workshop for informal care partners
On Saturday, May 2 join DementiAbility's Gail Elliot at St. James Anglican Church in Orillia for a workshop on finding 'Abilities' that remain in dementia and ways to enhance them. Learn more > Gail Elliot
National Advance Care Planning Day
April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day, a day for you and others to reflect on your plan to communicate your wishes, in the event you cannot. Particularly important for those living with dementia. Learn more > Advance Care Planning
Navigating the Canadian Health Care System Walk for Alzheimer's
A dementia diagnosis can be scary for patient and caregiver alike. Alzlive's online video series is all about making Canada's health care system understandable throughout your journey. Watch it now >

Your Walk has a fresh new look! Learn more about the Walk for Alzheimer's and register today for a Walk near you. Join the movement >

Barrie Police Home Safe 5 KM Run/Walk NEW! Orillia Office Hours
Join us at Heritage Park in Barrie on May 14 for the Barrie Police Home Safe 5 KM Run/Walk in support of Alzheimer's disease and Autism. Sign up now >

The Orillia office is open to the public from 8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00 to 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

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Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County
Barrie Office
20 Anne Street South, P.O. Box 1414
Barrie, ON L4M 5R4

Orillia Office
Orillia Common Roof, 169 Front Street South, P.O. Box 486
Orillia, ON L3V 6K2

p. (Barrie) 705-722-1066 (Orillia) 705-329-0909

Since 1985, the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County has been dedicated to providing help for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers.  

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