First Link® First Nations Program. Officially launched January 2010 Collaboration between Oneida Nation of the Thames and Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex™ Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation
Collaboration between Oneida Nation of the Thames and Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex™
Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation
Services available to all First Nations individuals within London and Middlesex (including Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Munsee-Delawares)First Link® First Nations Program: First of its kind across Ontario
Bereavement support groups
Dementia-related crisis intervention for families
Alzheimer and dementia-related awareness and educationFirst Link® First Nations Program
A program designed to support First Nations people with dementia, their families and caregivers.
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) adapted for First Nations
Promotion of Brain Health through lifestyle changes, awareness of risk factors by Public Education Coordinator Susan Oster
Presentations, community collaboration and partnerships, attending elder’s events
Support services – First Link® Learning SeriesHow the First Nations First Link® Program Addresses Challenges:
Featured in numerous local and national media including:
-Chief Seattle (1854).