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First Link®: A Program of the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

First Link®...Your first step to living well with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.

Have you been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or any form of dementia, or do you know and/or care for someone with this disease? The Alzheimer Society's First Link program is here to help you!

Our services increase your knowledge and understanding of dementia, helping you cope and plan for the future, while reducing stress, preventing crises and improving quality of life for both patient and caregiver.

First Link connects people to:

  • A free 15 week Learning Series for caregivers, family members and those with Alzheimer's disease;offeringa comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, resources and support systems.
  • Support groups and opportunities for one-on-one support
  • Additional community programs and services

Contact the Alzheimer Society today and learn how we can help you deal with the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.

First Link Coordinator
Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland & Labrador 
835 Topsail Road, Unit 107, Mount Pearl, NL

Phone: (709) 576-0608; Fax: (709) 576-0798 


Lunch and Learn Session

On August 31, 2017 the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador will be hosting another Lunch & Learn webinar!

Join us from 12:30-1:30PM to get information on our First Link program, including how to become a referring partner. This presentation is free and open to the public. 

The aim of this​ webinar is to provide information about the Alzheimer Society, including our First Link Program and the process to connect individuals with us. In order to connect with our clients, we require people such as yourself to help bridge those connections by becoming referring partners!​

​If you are interested in being registered for the webinar, email your name, email address and profession and/or position title to firstlink@alzheimernl.ca or, give us a call at (709) 576-0608.

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