The Alzheimer Society of Perth County is a non-profit corporation and a registered charity, governed by a volunteer board of directors. The Society is supported by individual and community sector donations, special events fundraising, and also receives funding from the Southwest Local Health Integrated Network.
The Alzheimer Society of Perth County is affiliated with Alzheimer Society Ontario and Alzheimer Society Canada. As one of 38 chapters in Ontario, we support persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and their caregivers in Perth County with offices located in Stratford and Listowel.
The Alzheimer Society of Perth County is a non-profit charitable organization and depends on charitable donations and special events fundraising for the financial support required to continue our work. All donations to the Alzheimer Society are eligible for tax receipts.
The Society receives funding through the Southwest Local Health Integrated Network (SWLHIN) to support our education, counselling and First Link programs. A Multi-Sector Accountability Agreement for this funding is signed with the SWLHIN.
Forget Me Not symbol
The Alzheimer Society uses the Forget Me Not flower as a symbol to represent memory loss, one of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. It is also a reminder to remember people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their caregivers.
The three flowers in the symbol represent the person with dementia, the caregiver, and the Alzheimer Society