Contact Information
Office Phone 519-352-1043
Fax 519-352-3680
E-Mail info@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Website www.alzheimer.ca/chathamkent
Primary Contact Mary Ellen Parker, Executive Director; Phone: 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: meparker@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Alternate Contact Tara Seney, Public Education Manager; Phone: 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: tseney@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Marie Humphrey, Admin/Finance/Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: mhumphrey@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent Services provides:  
 
* First Link- involves working together to link individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia to a community of learning, services and support.  
* Counselling- for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.  
* Cognitive Testing  
* Support Groups- to share experiences and learn new coping strategies.  
* Day Programs- provide a safe and stimulating environment for those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.  
* In-Home Respite Care Program- which helps individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.  
* Education Programs- designed to raise public awareness regarding Alzheimer's disease or related dementias and to asssist those involved in caregiving.  
* Medic-Alert Safely Home Program- to help locate individuals who are lost and return them home safely.  
* In-Home Mobility Monitor- offers a safe alternative to monitoring individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias in the home.  
 
Services include: Day Programs, In-Home Respite Care Program, Counselling, Support Groups, Cognitive Testing, Safely Home Program (Wandering Registry Program), Mobility Monitors, Resource Library, & Educational Presentations. 
 
Chatham Day Program Hours: 
36 Memory Lane 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
 
Wallaceburg Day Program Hours: 
212 Elizabeth Street 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
 
Caregiver Support Group(s)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Dates Sep, Coffee Break; Jan, Walk for Memories
Meetings Monthly board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.(except Jul & Aug); Annual General Meeting is held in September.
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.
Application Call direct for program information.
Languages English ; French ; Italian
Fees Membership ; Program ; Service - Set fees for respite program, day away program ; Set fees for Day Program, In-Home Respite Care Program, Safely Home Program, & Membership.
Agency Information
Description (Agency) To improve the quality of life of people affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementias through superior programs and research.
Established 1st established in 1983; Chapter established in 1986
Alternate Executive Joyce Vidler, President
Funding Provincial - LHIN- Ministry of Health ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - Membership
Elections September
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
36 Memory Lane
Chatham, ON N7L 5M8
 
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Memory Lane and Grand Ave E
Mailing Address 36 Memory Lane 
Chatham, ON N7L 5M8
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Topics
Service Categories Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Dementia Evaluation ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Locator Aids ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Respite Care ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Special Libraries ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Alzheimer's Disease