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.
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 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
- Palliative care
519 King Street West
Chatham, ON N7M 1G8
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: