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Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Baluchon Alzheimer

French

English

24/7

Provincial Resource

Baluchon Alzheimer offers respite, support, and assistance services to those who wish to continue caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related disease at home, while respecting the values established by the organization. The organization offers 24-hour respite care for periods of 4 to 14 days to allow caregivers to catch their breath.

1 855 762-2930

Website

Family caregivers

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Centre Info Parkinson

French

English

Provincial Resource

Info Centre Parkinson is an online information centre that provides comprehensive, reliable, up-to-date information to people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers, and health professionals

1 800 720-1307

Website

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Dystrophie musculaire Canada

French

English

Provincial Resource

Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s mission is to enhance the lives of people with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while searching for a cure through well-funded research.

1 800 567-2873

Website

Family caregivers

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Albatros Montréal

French

English

Montreal

Volunteer support for people in palliative or end-of-life care and their loved ones, and free respite for family caregivers.

514 255-5530

Website

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Association de la fibromyalgie du Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

A self-help group for people with fibromyalgia in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region who want to take charge of their lives.

418 602-3552

Website

Loss of autonomy

Mental health/distress

Physical health, illness, and disability

Association de soutien et d’information face à la douleur

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

Raises awareness about chronic pain and the importance of early intervention, listens to and supports people affected by it, promotes and facilitates access to services, and helps people with chronic pain improve their condition and capacities.

418 549-0707

Website

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Association des arthritiques du Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

Promotes the well-being of people with arthritis, advocates for their rights, raises awareness of the disease among members' families, and works to improve services and prevention in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.

418 549-2002

Loneliness and isolation

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Association des personnes handicapées de Desbiens

French

Saguenay / Lac-Saint-Jean

The association promotes the integration and development of people with disabilities.

418 346-1066

Family caregivers

Loss of autonomy

Seniors

Centre d’aide aux proches aidants des Basques (CAPAB)

French

Bas-Saint-Laurent

CAPAB's mission is to improve living conditions for family caregivers in the Des Basques regional county municipality so they can continue providing care.

418 851-4040

Website

Family caregivers

Loss of autonomy

Seniors

Centre de bénévolat SARPAD (Côte-des-Neiges)

French

English

Montreal

The SARPAD Volunteer Centre team, which is made up mainly of volunteers, provides mainly volunteer support to seniors with some loss of autonomy who wish to stay at home and to caregivers.

514 737-2454

Website

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