Recreation Programs at the Alzheimer Society of Huron County

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At the Alzheimer Society of Huron County, we provide many opportunities to help our clients keep their brain and their body active. We invite you to join us!

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To find out more about our recreation programs, please contact our Minds in Motion and Social Recreation Coordinator, Brianne Maver-Turgeon

We continue to adjust our in-person program schedule to CoVid19 Public Health Guidelines. Contact our office for current information regarding our programs.

At the Alzheimer Society of Huron County, we facilitate programs to help our clients stay active and engaged. Our live programs - in-person or via ZOOM -provide an opportunity for building and maintaining strong social connections.  

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Minds in Motion®

Our popular Minds in Motion® program has been a Society mainstay since 2014. A combination of physical activity and social recreation, we aim to keep the body and the mind active! The weekly 2-hour program is currently offered online, but we hope to return to our sites in Clinton, Goderich, Wingham, Exeter and Grand Bend as soon as possible. 

Find out more about Minds in Motion® here

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Social Recreation Programs

Our Society runs many social programs throughout the year. During the CoVid19 pandemic, we have found creative ways to continue to meet online. Our social programs include our weekly Golden Ukulele Program and our Wellness Cafes offered via ZOOM. We are also returning to in-person programs with our Ukulele Jams and Urban Pole Walking Programs

Our special "Together Apart" events include Virtual Flower arranging, Art Programs, Dining events, National Ballet School fitness, Music programs and more. We look forward to having you join us!

Contact us to find out more about our Social Recreation Programs

At-Home Recreation Resources

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Over the last year, the Alzheimer Society of Huron County has expanded our programs for recreation opportunities at home, encouraging our clients to stay engaged in day-to-day activities. 

In Home Recreation Program

Our In Home Recreation Program program provides one-to-one social and cognitive engagement for people with dementia through weekly visits. The program also empowers care partners by introducing a variety of activities, educational opportunities and support in the comfort of their own home.

Contact us for more information on the In-Home Recreation Program

Just For You: Volunteer Companion Program

Our Just for You Companion Program matches people with dementia with carefully selected volunteer. The companions provide regular social visits. 

Find out more about our Just For You: Volunteer Companion Program

We hope you join us soon!

Minds in Motion®

In our Minds in Motion® program, people living with early to mid-stage dementia enjoy meaningful and beneficial socialization and engagement. Learn more about the program on this page.

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Music at Home Program

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County knows how important music is to living well with dementia. We have music players that can be personalized with the music of your choice. Find out more here.

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At-Home Activity Kits

During this time of limited services and social isolation, we are providing clients with free activity kits to help stay cognitively engaged.

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Contact us

If you or someone you know is impacted by dementia and needs a little support please connect with the Society by phone or email. And when CoVid19 health restrictions allow, we look forward to seeing you walk through the door.

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