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Organization: Alzheimer Society of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington  
Phone Numbers: 613-544-3078
Toll-Free: 1-800-266-7516
Fax: 613-544-6320
Email: ask@alzking.com
Website: www.alzheimer.ca/kfla
Address:
400 Elliott Ave, Unit 4
Kingston, ON
K7K 6M9
Intersection: Elliott Ave and Division St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
Executives: Vicki Poffley - Executive Director
613-544-3078 ext 207 * vpoffley@alzking.com
Contacts: Mary VanKoughnett - Administrative Assistant and Fundraising Coordinator
reception@alzking.com
Service Description: Supports for people with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, and their caregivers * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services
 
Caregiver Support Groups - Peer support and discussion for caregivers, including family and friends
 
Educational Series - Educational sessions to groups * facilitation of learning series’ for caregivers as well as have an annual conference for healthcare professionals
 
First Link Learning Series - Kingston - Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives and safety issues
 
Music and Memories - Staff, participants and their caregivers work together to create an individualized playlist based on the client's past and current musical interests that will be loaded onto an iPod for the person living with a dementia * participants take the iPod and headphones home with them to optimize the therapeutic benefits
 
Wander Alert Mat Borrowing Program - Lending of a mat that sends an alert to the caregiver when pressure from standing or walking is applied * caregivers may use the mat at the bedside, by a chair, or at an exit door to receive an alert that the person is getting up unassisted or when the person is headed out the door alone

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Fees: Most services covered by OHIP
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French publications * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served: Kingston ; Frontenac ; Lennox ; Addington and area
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on 5/9/2016

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