Programs

The Alzheimer Society Elgin-St. Thomas offers program for persons living with dementia, families and caregivers.  For more information about any of these programs contact the Society at 519-633-4396/1-888-565-1111.

Memory Cafe *NEW*

Do you or your family member have memory loss or dementia?  No appointment necessary - just drop in and talk with Alzheimer Society staff to learn about supports or resources.  There are fun things for your loved on to do while you talk with the staff member.  
Located at the Kaleidoscope Cottege (204 Balaclava St St.Thomas) on the 4th Thursday of the month from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Learning the Ropes

A 6 week education program for persons diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The focus of this group is on optimizing cognitive health, learning how to help your memory, and  providing support. 

Living with Confidence 

A support group for persons diagnosed with Early Stage Dementia.  It provides an opportunity to ask questions and to connect with others experiencing similar challenges.  Registration is required.

Creating Connections Art Program

Offered in partnership with the St. Thomas Public Art Centre, this is for persons with dementia who wish to get out and meet new people.  No art experience necessary.

Minds in Motion *NEW*

Offered in partnership with the YMCA of Elgin, this is a 2 hour program for people living with dementia in the early stages. The first hour is a fitness component lead by the YMCA with the second hour being social and mental stimulation lead by an Alzheimer Society staff.

Lending Library

Our lending library and resource centre is open to the public and includes books, DVD’s, brochures and pamphlets and community resource information.

 


Last Updated: 02/05/2018