Alzheimer Society Huron Perth

Service: MedicAlert Safely Home, Mailing Address Only

Record #: PER2207
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 05 Jul 2023


Description (Service) COVID19 - continuing to support the most vulnerable community members impacted by dementia through regular support telephone calls and email for those who have email, face-to-face meetings including home and office visits. Reaching out to the community by initiating support calls and monitoring office telephones daily. If emotional support is required as a result of living with or caring for someone with dementia to contact the Alzheimer Society Huron Perth at 519-271-1910 or EMAIL.

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is partnered with the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation to provide the MedicAlert Safely Home program; a nationwide program designed to help people with memory loss who are at risk of getting confused, leaving home and becoming lost.

A Medic Alert 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.

A fee of $60 is applicable.

Service Details

Hours MedicAlert Safely Home Program Hotline: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility Individuals with memory loss
Application Call to register
Languages English
Fees See website for details

Address and Location

Located In Community Central Huron
Address & Map
Central Huron, ON
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-271-1910
Toll Free Phone 1-888-797-1882, Direct line to Medic Alert: 1-855-581-3794
Fax 519-271-1231
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Jenn Burns, Manager Programs and Services; Phone: 519-271-1910; Email:
Alternate Contact Cathy Ritsema, Executive Director; Phone: 519-482-1482; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Alzheimer Society Huron Perth; PO Box 639 
Central Huron, ON 
Canada N0M 1L0

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