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The Alzheimer Society of Perth County offers a variety of services to support people living with dementia and their care partners.

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Attention: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all support is being offered over the phone or online. Support groups are also meeting online, please check the Winter 2022 Program Guide for up-to-date information. Please call 519-271-1910 or 1-888-797-1882 to book an appointment or for more information. 

Supportive counselling

Individualized supportive counselling is available for:

  • People living with cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or an non-diagnosed memory problem.
  • Care partners of people living with cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or an non-diagnosed memory problem.
  • Friends and family of someone living with dementia.

Counselling is confidential and are provided free of charge and is offered by telephone or zoom at this time. It is not necessary to have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia or a referral from a healthcare provider in order to access support about memory concerns.

Caregiver Support Groups

Support groups offer an informal setting for care partners to share experiences with others in similar situations. The Alzheimer Society provides the following 4 support groups for people living in communities throughout Perth County. Please see our Calendar of Events with specific dates listed. All of these support groups are being offered through zoom. 

Evening Support Group

Date: The first Tuesday of each month

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

To Register: Contact Shannon 519-271-1910 ext. 29 or by email [email protected].

Morning Support Group

Date: The first Thursday of each month

Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

To Register: Contact Tania 519-271-1910 ext. 28 or by email [email protected].

Afternoon Support Group

Date: The second Wednesday of each month

Time: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

To Register: Contact Shannon 519-271-1910 ext. 29 or by email [email protected].

Afternoon Support Group

Date: The third Tuesday of each month

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To Register: Contact Shelley 519-271-1910 ext. 26 or by email [email protected].

Programs and services

The Alzheimer Society of Perth County can help you by providing information, education, support, counselling and resources. Use this page as your guide to find the care and support you may need.

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