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A senior couple walking down the Erieau pier with their dog.


Chatham-Kent is an age-friendly community that offers retirees and seniors a safe and active lifestyle. There are 11 adult activity centres across Chatham-Kent for seniors to socialize, visit with old and new, develop new interests and engage in favourite hobbies. Learn more about some of the popular things to do in Chatham-Kent to get involved, and explore the many sights and attractions throughout the community. There are many recreational programs for adults, as well as programs and services specifically for seniors. If you are looking for other ways to get involved, many organizations also have opportunities to volunteer locally.

Supports for Seniors

The following resources are available to help seniors with day-to-day life:

The Erie St. Clair Home and Community Care Support Services can help families arrange home care services and long-term care. You may also be eligible to access services provided by Chatham-Kent Community Health Centres. The following support agencies offer nursing, personal care, and home support:

There are several long-term care facilities in communities throughout Chatham-Kent. See the full list at Erie St. Clair Health Line, including Riverview Gardens, the Municipality of Chatham-Kent's long-term care home. All long-term care homes are committed to providing exceptional, residential long-term care services to meet individual care needs.