Alzheimer Society of Hastings-Prince Edward

Site: Picton

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Provides information and support to persons living with the challenges of dementia * Includes family and professional caregivers, persons with dementia and the general public * works with neighbouring Societies in presenting public forums, a caregiver retreat and a workshop for persons living with dementia * has a wide variety of brochures and information pamphlets, along with a lending library * An Education and Support Co-ordinator will make home and office visits to discuss a family's challenges and help plan for future needs * works closely with other community resources, such as Providence Care outreach teams, the Family Health Team, Community Care for Seniors to make referrals to appropriate resources * is a source for the MedicAlert Safely Home (MASH) program to register persons with dementia, in case of wandering risks.
Hours Office at 90 King St (corner of King and Paul) is open Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Meetings Caregiver support groups meet in Picton and Wellington monthly. Visit the website or call the office for current dates, times and locations. 
Education series and public education sessions are scheduled throughout the year.
Areas Served Prince Edward County
Eligibility Individuals with Alzheimer disease or other related dementias and their caregivers
Application call for appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Amateur Radio Clubs ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-476-2085
Crisis Phone Dementia Help Line 1-866-797-0000
Fax 613-476-1537
E-Mail angela.meraw@alzheimerhpe.ca
Website www.alzheimer.ca/hpe
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Angela Meraw, Operations & Program Support Coordinator; Phone: 613-962-0892 * 613-476-2085; Email: angela.meraw@alzheimerhpe.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Angela Meraw
Primary Executive Maureen Corrigan, Executive Director; Phone: 613-476-2085 * 613-962-0892; Email: maureen.corrigan@alzheimerhpe.ca
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Picton
Address & Map
90 King St, Corner of King and Paul Streets
Picton, ON K0K 2T0
 
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Intersection King St and Paul St
Bus Route Notes Quinte Access for accessible transportation program
Physical Access Not Accessible
Extra Transportation yes
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Southeast Local Health Integration Network (SE LHIN), Fundraising (Walk for Memories, Coffee Break, Tag Days, Golf Event), Donations (Charitable Registration Number: 118784909RR0001)
Elections Board of Governors elected for a three year term. Submit application if interested.
Resources The Society has a wide variety of brochures and information pamphlets, along with a lending library. An Education and Support co-ordinator will make home and office visits to discuss a family's challenges with dementia and help plan for future needs. The Society works closely with other community resources, such as Providence Care outreach teams, the Family Health Team, Community Care for Seniors to make referrals to appropriate resources.

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