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Seniors Mental Health

Seniors Mental Health
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Geriatric Mental Health Services
 


CAMH's Geriatric Mental Health Services is dedicated to the provision of specialized, interprofessional assessment, treatment, consultation and follow-up services to older persons with mental health concerns, with or without addiction issues. 

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Integrated Care Pathway for Dementia Agitation and Aggression

An Integrated Care Pathway is a new approach at CAMH to treating a person who needs help. That person needs to see the right care providers, in the right order, in the right place, at the right time.

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Join a research study

Depression can increase the risk of dementia. Join a study involving brain stimulation and other studies to improve mental health in older adults.

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Helping patients with memory disorders

Geriatric outpatients with memory-related issues will now receive more streamlined care thanks to the development of an Integrated Care Pathway for the CAMH Memory Clinic.

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Brain Gym gives your cerebrum a workout

It doesn’t have any treadmills or weight machines, but CAMH’s new Brain Gym will definitely provide a great workout.

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The healing effects
of a White 'Seal'

CAMH has found an unlikely secret weapon in treating depression and dementia,
and it comes in the form of a fluffy, white seal named Paro.

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New hope for seniors with mental illness

CAMH is pioneering innovative, non-invasive approaches to help relieve depression, alleviate mild dementia and improve brain function for older adults with schizophrenia.

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