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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias - Erie St Clair

Dementia is the loss of intellectual functions, such as thinking, remembering and reasoning, of sufficient severity to interfere with a person's daily functioning. It is not a disease in itself, but rather a group of symptoms that may accompany certain diseases or physical conditions.

Some of the better known diseases that produce dementia include Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease.

Relief for the caregiver becomes essential when individuals with dementia are unable to care for themselves. Services are available that offer information, support and respite care.

See also Adult Day Programs and Residential Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias.

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These services serve all or part of Erie St Clair
Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent   Chatham
Alzheimer Society of Sarnia - Lambton   Sarnia
Alzheimer Society of Windsor/Essex County   Windsor
Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre - Community Support and Social Programs   Grand Bend
Seasons Amherstburg - by Seasons Retirement Communities   Amherstburg
Seasons Amherstburg - by Seasons Retirement Communities - Memory Care   Amherstburg

These services are located outside of Erie St Clair, but provide service to Erie St Clair.
Alzheimer Society of Ontario   Toronto