First Link

First Link is an innovative collaboration between the Alzheimer Society, primary care providers,and other health professionals that aims to meet the needs of persons with dementia and their caregivers in a more comprehensive fashion, by connecting them to local dementia-specific supports and learning opportunities at the time of diagnosis and throughout the course of the disease.



  • Brochure
  • Assessing the impact of the First LinkŪ program - Forging a nationwide partnership:
    • Newsletter
    • Workshop Summary

First Link Demonstration Project Evaluation:

  • British Columbia: Full Report
  • Ontario: Executive Summary; Full Report; Appendices; Overview (8.5" x 11") 
  • Saskatchewan: Full Report


 For more information please contact your local First Link Coordinator in Ontario

This is a place for First Link Coordinators to work together, if you are a First Link Coordinator and would like access to the page, contact .