The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION
By: Judy Peters
Posted: 11/14/2014 9:50 AM
The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba now has office space in Steinbach. A grand opening celebration took place yesterday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9A-90 Brandt Street.
"I'm actually a very mobile service provider," said Leona Doerksen, South Eastman Regional Coordinator. "I go into various health facilities and communities across the Southeast region, providing services for the Alzheimer's Society."
There are a few different types of services that are offered in the region.
"Initially, I help individuals and family members or friends to determine whether or not there are significant concerns that might point toward Alzheimer's. We can help people know how to get ready to go visit their doctor, what kind of things to tell the doctor and the kind of things to be watching for."
You can learn more about the services at www.alzheimer.mb.ca or by calling Doerksen at 204-326-5771.
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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