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Teleconnect2021-05-25T15:02:18-04:00

Teleconnect is a social telephone program delivered by trained volunteers of Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Teleconnect offers regularly scheduled outreach calls and/or check in calls, providing practical tips and a friendly listening ear with the goal to build connections with socially isolated caregivers and people living with dementia.

Teleconnect volunteers may provide social support, engage in recreational programs over the phone, answer questions, and share more about AST program and service recommendations.

Volunteers work closely with the AST staff to provide more intensive support as needed.

Teleconnect is currently available in the following languages as of March 2021:

  • English,
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Korean

If you are interested in the Teleconnect program, complete the Contact an Intake Coordinator form.

For more information, please contact Recreation and Volunteer Programs Manager, Katie Berkelmans at kberkelmans@alz.to or 416-847-8914.

If you are interested in the Teleconnect program, complete the Contact an Intake Coordinator form.

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