The Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County is a highly respected not-for-profit organization that has provided service to clients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and their caregivers since 1981 in a warm, caring environment. Our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We strive to achieve this through:
- Promoting the rights and well-being of the person with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia (ADRD)
- Providing direct client care through our adult day program, in-home respite services and enhanced personal care
- Delivering support programs and counselling for individuals affected by the dementias
- Providing information, educational materials and training opportunities to both informal and formal caregivers
Raising funds to sustain our programs and support research.
Our staff and volunteers provide support programs, educational resources and referral services to ease the burden of care and improve the quality of life for people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Established in Windsor in 1981, the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County is dedicated to serving those with Alzheimer’s disease, and related dementia and their caregivers in the community. Locally, it is projected that in 2021, there will be 8,066 people living in Windsor & Essex County over the age of 40 with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Over 100 years after the discovery of these conditions, there is still no known cause or cure. What is known is that this disease can affect anyone.
To alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
The role of the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County is to collaborate with local community to foster excellence in services, education and to support research. The society will also work with the Alzheimer Societies across Ontario for this purpose.
A world without Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.