Community Counselling

The Older Adults Program

The Older Adults Program at Atikokan Community Counselling Services began in 1987. The Program assists individuals 60 years of age and older with a dementia or serious mental illness such as:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Early Onset Dementia

Services include:

  • Assessment and Cognitive Screening
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive – Behavioural Interventions
  • Care and Treatment Planning
  • Referral and Advocacy
  • Monitoring
  • Education and Support to Caregivers
  • Access to Geriatric Psychiatry
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