Friday, February 28, 2020

Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent seeking board members

Chatham-Kent now has over 3,000 people who have dementia.

This translates to 3% of our population, with the prevalence of dementia rapidly increasing.

In response to this increase, the Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent is not only in a state of unprecedented growth but is also working with our partners in the development of the new Ontario Health Teams.

We receive significant funding through the Ministry of Health and are recognized for our expertise, high quality programming and collaborative spirit.

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The Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent is currently seeking persons who are interested in furthering our mission, “To improve the quality of life of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias through superior programs and research.”

Through this volunteer role as a board member, you will assist in providing guidance and support for Health Care Transformation, the strategic plan, fund development opportunities and disease awareness.

In order to maintain a balanced skill set, current opportunities are available in the areas below, however all applicants will be considered:

– Accounting (CGA or CA)

– Law

– Care Partner

– Youth (18 and under)

– Rural/Small Community Living

– Senior Business Administration

– Persons from Indigenous Communities

Help us make a difference.

For more information, or to receive a copy of the board application form, please contact:

Mary Ellen Parker, CEO
Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent

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