Counselling, Dementia Specific

Alzheimer Society of Toronto

Fax: (416) 322-6656

Dementia-specific counselling relates to getting a diagnosis, understanding dementia, as well as the immediate and future care of the person with dementia, and/or family coping strategies.

Services may include:

  • Supportive or therapeutic counselling for persons with dementia and their family partners in care.
  • Pre-diagnosis, diagnosis, behaviour management, on through late stages and palliative care are covered.
  • Information and referral to other supports for persons with dementia and their partners in care are also offered.

Find out more by vising the Support Options page on our website.

Population Served:

Persons with dementia, their caregivers, family, friends, professionals and the general public.

Catchment Area:

Metropolitan Toronto

Service Category:

dementia specific
Dementia specific counselling

Predominant Culture:

Interpretation services can be arranged in 75+ languages.


Free service

Service Limitation:

Our counselling services are provided by Registered Social Workers.

Counselling is available on a variety of issues such as how a diagnosis is made, understanding the disease, immediate and future care of the person with dementia, family concerns, stress management and coping strategies.

These services are available Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by phone, office appointment and limited outreach.

Languages Offered:
  • English
  • 20 Eglinton Avenue West
    Toronto M4R 1K8
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