Canadian Mental Health Association

Windsor-Essex County Branch, Advancement Services, Mental Health Program for Older Adults, Coping with Caregiver Stress

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Record #: WIN2804 Last Modified: 22 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 26 Aug 2013
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address1400 Windsor Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9
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AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Entrance, Washroom
Bus RoutesTransway 1C
IntersectionWindsor Ave and Ellis St
Contact Information
Office Phone519-255-7440
Primary ContactJill Cadarette, Gerontology Education Specialist; Phone: ext 269
Primary ExecutiveKaren Gignac, MANAGER, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TEAM #4; Phone: ext 224; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveMary C Wilson, Acting CEO; Phone: ext 236; Email:
Description & Services
Description6 week education and support program * provides help to deal with being a caregiver to someone who is aging * offers a variety of strategies for coping with stress, difficult situations, communication problems and multiple responsibilities * offers support in dealing with the common feelings and anxieties affecting the quality of life for the caregiver * continuous waiting list is maintained * county groups also offered * conducts community presentations
HoursMon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm * After hours by appointment only
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityPersons caring for an older adult living alone or in the home of the caregiver
ApplicationRegistration process required
LanguagesEnglish ; French
MeetingsCall for date, time and location
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameCaregiver Stress ; Caregiver Support Group ; Senior Brochure
Cross ReferenceCoping with Caregiver Stress
Former NameResource Centre and Prevention Services
Service Level(50) Non Profit