Record #: GRE0214
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 22 Oct 2021


Description (Service) Alzheimer's Society is partnered with the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation to provide the MedicAlert Safely Home program. Nationwide program designed to help people with memory loss who are at risk of getting confused, leaving home and becoming lost.

A MedicAlert Safely Home bracelet is worn by the person at risk to speed up the search process by allowing police and emergency responders to quickly identify the person and assist in a safe return home. The bracelet information is customizable, allowing for additional medical information to also be shared with first responders.

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Service Details

Hours MedicAlert Safely Home Program Hotline: Mon-Sun 24 hours

Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Individuals with Alzheimer disease or other dementias.
Application Call for information or register online at
Languages English
Fees Service ; See website for details

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
753 2nd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 2G9
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Intersection 8th St and 2nd Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-376-7230, Administration ; MedicAlert 24/7 Hotline: 1-855-581-3794
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-9013, Administration
Fax 519-376-2428
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Rachael Fritsch, Administrative Assistant; Phone: ext 1121
Mailing Address 753 2nd Ave E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 2G9

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