Canadian Mental Health Association - Windsor-Essex County Branch

Site: Windsor - Windsor Ave

Service: Advancement Services, Mental Health Program for Older Adults - Coping with Caregiver Stress

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Record #: WIN2804 Last Modified: 15 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 26 Aug 2013
Memos and Bulletins
Public CommentsNote that the agency has changed the program name from * Resource Centre and Prevention Services to * Advancement Services
Contact Information
Office Phone519-255-7440
Primary ContactJill Cadarette, Gerontology Education Specialist; Phone: ext 269
Volunteer CoordinatorZoja Holman, Community Development Officer
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)6 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
MeetingsCall for date, time and location
Areas ServedEssex County
EligibilityPersons caring for an older adult living alone or in the home of the caregiver
ApplicationRegistration process required
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Agency Information
Primary ExecutiveClaudia den Boer Grima, CEO, CMHA
Alternate ExecutiveMary C Wilson, Acting CEO; Phone: ext 236; Email:
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor
Address & Map
1400 Windsor Ave
Windsor, ON N8X 3L9
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IntersectionWindsor Ave and Ellis St
Bus RoutesTransway 1C
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Entrance, Washroom
Service CategoriesCaregiver Counselling ~ Families/Friends of Frail/Dependent Elderly ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of Frail/Dependent Elderly