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The Alzheimer Society of Huron County is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their families and their caregivers.

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Our history

The Alzheimer Society of Huron was founded by a group of family caregivers and incorporated in 1993. It is a non-profit corporation and a registered charity, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are elected at the Annual General Meeting.

In addition to providing programs to the community, we also support research through the Alzheimer Society of Canada as well as the Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases.

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County:

  • Formed in 1992 and incorporated in 1993,
  • Serves all of Huron County with a population of 59,000
  • Has ten members that sit on its board and
  • Has over 90 volunteers who assist with many aspects of the organization, including board governance, programs, fund development and awareness as well as office assistance.

Our affiliates

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County is affiliated with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

As one of 29 Societies that make up the network of Alzheimer Societies in Ontario, we provide programs, services and education to persons with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their care partners.

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County serves residents of Huron County, with an office located in Clinton and satellite offices located in Zurich and Wingham.

Our funding

The Alzheimer Society of Huron 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 of Huron County are eligible for tax receipts.

Our Charitable Registration No. is 14068-5751- RR0001.

The Society is supported by individual and community service sector donations, special events fundraising and also receives funding from the Southwest Local Health Integrated Network (SWLHIN) to support our education, counseling and First Link® programs.

Read the Multi-Sector Accountability Agreement between the Alzheimer Society of Huron County and the SWLHIN.

Respecting your privacy

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County has a longstanding policy of protecting the privacy of its clients. Our Privacy Policy has been revised to align itself with Bill 31 Ontario’s privacy legislation also known as the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). As of November 1, 2004, PHIPA controls the way personal health information may be collected, used and disclosed.

Read our full privacy statement.

Should you have any questions about our Privacy Statement, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

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