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Organization: Alzheimer Society of Perth County  
Phone Numbers: 519-271-1910
Toll-Free: 1-888-797-1882
Fax: 519-271-1231
Email: info@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Website: www.alzheimerperthcounty.com
Address:
1020 Ontario St, Unit 5
Stratford, ON
N5A 6Z3
Intersection: Ontario St and C H Meier Blvd
Location: Southern Perth
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm * programs and services are available after hours as required
Executives: Debbie Deichert - Executive Director
519-271-1910 ext 24 * ddeichert@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Contacts: Sheri Gilhula - Public Education Coordinator
519-271-1910 ext 25
Listowel: 519-418-1911 * sgilhula@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Service Description: Support education and information for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers * offers in-home or in-office consultation and ongoing support * assists with system navigation and advocacy, supports research

Caring With Confidence - Support groups for family caregivers

First Link Learning Series - provides education and information to people newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and family members through the First Steps program
 
Education Programs - Education, awareness programs and resources for health care providers and family caregivers on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
 
First Link - One-on-one counseling and group supports for caregivers, including family and friends
 
Information and Support Programs - Information, support and assistance to persons living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia
 
Medic Alert Safely Home - National registry designed to help identify those who are lost and assist in a safe return home * personal information engraved on Medic Alert identification bracelet allows police and emergency responders to identify the person who has wandered and return him/her safely home as quickly as possible
 
Minds in Motion™ - Program for people living with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their care partners * provides physical activity and brain stimulation * offered for 2 hours a week in 8 week sessions * available in St Marys, Stratford, and Listowel
 
School-Based Education Programs - Promotes awareness of and acceptance for persons living with Alzheimer's Disease in their community * elementary and secondary school interactive and educational programs

Related Websites:
Member agency of the Huron Perth Community Support Services Network

Fees: Varies per program
Application: No referral required * to register for services call Huron Perth Community Support Services 1-844-482-7800
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People concerned about memory and/or a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia
People with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and their caregivers
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Perth County and area  
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Community Support Services
Diseases and Conditions Support Groups

This information was last completely updated on June 27, 2017

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Our dedicated board, staff, and volunteers work toward the common goal of making a difference in the lives of those those affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer Disease and other Dementias.

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