A group of ladies enjoying an aqua aerobics class in a public pool

Photo courtesy of the Chatham-Kent Camera Club

Recreation and Programs

Community involvement, social interaction and physical activity are important for everyone to enjoy. There are many opportunities for seniors in Chatham-Kent.

Chatham-Kent offers many recreational programs for adults, as well as programs specifically for seniors. You may also choose to get involved as a volunteer, mentor or advisor. If you are interested in volunteering, you may want to contact the United Way, or search the Volunteer Chatham-Kent Directory.

Seniors Services

If you are interested in learning about programs and services available to seniors, you may order A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario. You may also consult Services for Seniors from Service Canada.

Riverview Gardens

Riverview Gardens is The Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s long-term care home. It is committed to providing exceptional, residential long-term care services for approximately 320 residents. Residents have access to a range of medical, personal, dietary and recreational services based on individual care needs.

Services offered include:

  • 24 hour nursing care
  • Personal care and assistance to meet individual care needs
  • Recreational and Social Activities
  • Rehabilitation (physio and occupational therapy) services and restorative care
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Laundry and Housekeeping services
  • Trust fund account management
  • Counselling
  • Palliative care

519 King Street West
Chatham, ON  N7M 1G8

Phone: 519.352.2891
Fax: 519.352.2891
Email: ckseniors@chatham-kent.ca

Daily Needs

Seniors are valued members of the Chatham-Kent community, and it is important that they are well taken care of. The following links will connect you to resources, programs and services available to help seniors with day-to-day life: