Alzheimer Society of Perth County

Site: Alzheimer Society of Perth County

Service: Community Education Programs

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. Suspended 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 of Perth County at 519-271-1910 or EMAIL.

Community Education Program includes:

Heads Up for Healthier Brains - for grade 4 students and older content supports grade 4/5 curriculum on physical development and organ function. Topics include Alzheimer's disease and its effect on families, overall brain function and taking care of one's own brain health. Secondary school programs are appropriate for anatomy, family studies, parenting, biology and health classes. All programs can be tailored to meet the needs of the students and teacher

Aging with Vitality - for service clubs and community groups that focuses on reducing the risk of dementia

Dementia-related topics appropriate for service clubs, community groups, church groups and professional groups. Topics are tailored to meet the needs of the group participants.
Service Details
Hours COVID19 Office closed until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns
On request, call for details
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact the Public Education Coordinator at 519-271-1910 Ext 25 to request a speaker for your organization.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
1020 Ontario St, Unit 5
Stratford, ON N5A 6Z3
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Intersection C H Meier Blvd and Ontario St (Hwy 7)
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-271-1910
Listowel 519-418-1911
Toll Free Phone 1-888-797-1882
Fax 519-271-1231
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Primary Contact Emilia Klassen, Public Education Coordinator; Phone: ext 25; Email:
Alternate Contact Shelley Obermayer; Phone: Listowel 519-418-1911
Primary Executive Debbie Deichert, Executive Director; Phone: 519-271-1910 ext 24; Email:

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